Perinephric xanthogranulomatosis: CT diagnosis and confirmation by CT-guided percutaneous biopsy


      Xanthogranulomatosis is an idiopathic, rare process in which lipid-laden histiocytes may deposit in various locations in the body, which if systemic is called Erdheim–Chester disease. A rare case of isolated retroperitoneal, bilateral perinephric xanthogranulomatosis is reported. The diagnosis was suspected on cross-sectional imaging and was confirmed by CT-guided percutaneous core biopsy.



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