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The Korean Journal of Medicine 2005;69(3): 999-1002.
증례 : 양측성 수신증을 동반한 골반내 방선균증 1예
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A case of bilateral hydronephrosis in a patient with pelvic actinomycosis
Youn Kyoung Lee, Hak Woo, Min Seok Cho, Seong Kwon Ma, Soo Wan Kim, Nam Ho Kim, Ki Chul Choi
Department of Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine
ABSTRACT
Actinomycosis is a rare opportunistic infection caused by an anerobic gram positive organism. Actinomyces israelii may be localized to cervicofacial, thoracic and abdominopelvic areas. Pelvic actinomycosis is observed in patients who present with prolonged use of intrauterine devices. Ureteral obstruction and subsequent hydronephrosis are rare complications of pelvic inflammatory disease. We report a case of acute renal failure with bilateral hydronephrosis as complication of pelvic actinomycosis with prolonged use of intrauterine devices in a 42-year-old female patient.(Korean J Med 69:S999-S1002, 2005)
Keywords: Actinomycosis, Hydronephrosis, Kidney Failure, Intrauterine Devices
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