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CASE REPORT
Year : 2007  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 203-204

An unusual complication of silver nitrate therapy for chyluria


Department of Urology, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India

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Girish G Nelivigi
Dept. of Urology, KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.32078

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Chyluria is a common disorder in the tropics. In our country it is most commonly managed by instillation of silver nitrate. We report a patient who developed severe perinephric hematoma due to pseudoaneurysm of renal artery following silver nitrate instillation. He was managed by angioembolisation followed by drainage of infected perinephric hematoma. We discuss various modalities of treatment of chyluria including complications of silver nitrate therapy.


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