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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 837-839
Emphysematous polycystic infection in a patient on peritoneal dialysis

1 Department of Nephrology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
2 Department of Radiology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

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Shankar Prasad Nagaraju
Department of Nephrology, Kasturba Hospital, KMC, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka - 576 104
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.135175

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Emphysematous infection of the cysts in patients with polycystic kidney disease is very rare and seldom reported. We herein report a case of emphysematous polycystic infection in a 61-year-old male patient who was on peritoneal dialysis for end-stage renal disease caused by adult polycystic kidney disease.

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