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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 238-240

Renal aspergillosis in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome


1 Faculty of Human Medicine, Universidad Nacional de San Agustín de Arequipa, Arequipa, Perú
2 Urology Service, Hospital II Ramón Castilla, Red Asistencial Almenara, Seguro Social de Salud EsSalud, Lima, Perú
3 Faculty of Human Medicine, Universidad de San Martin de Porres, Lima, Perú
4 Faculty of Human Medicine, Universidad de San Martin de Porres; Peruvian National Institute of Health, Lima, Perú

Correspondence Address:
Ericson L Gutierrez
Facultad de Medicina Humana, Universidad de San Martin de Porres, Lima
Perú
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/UROS.UROS_17_20

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Renal aspergillosis is a fungal infection caused by Aspergillus, which develops in immunocompromised patients. We report the case of a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), who developed renal aspergillosis. He underwent abdominal tomography (computerized tomography) which showed an abscess in his left kidney. A nephrectomy was performed, and pathology revealed Aspergillus conidia.


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