renal replacement lipomatosis

renal replacement lipomatosis

asymmetric fatty change in the kidney where renal parenchyma has become replaced by fatty tissue, such as with an infection or presence of a calculus. Symptoms include decreased renal function with inflammation, pain, pyuria, and sometimes pyelonephritis.
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Coexistence of XGP and renal replacement lipomatosis as well as XGP with renal TB has been reported.
Renal replacement lipomatosis has also been reported in a renal transplant (14) (Figure 12).