Tze Jian Ng
RadiologyPathologyRenal functionBiopsyContraindicationHypercalciuriaObstructive uropathyHemodialysisBacteremiaKidneyAcute kidney injuryCystInterstitial nephritisRenal biopsyCatheterSarcoidosisEndogenous InfectionAntibioticsMedicineComplication
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A percutaneous renal biopsy is an essential tool for diagnosis, prognosis, and choice of treatment for primary and secondary renal disease, as well as transplant kidney. It is a core procedure of nephrologists done under ultrasound-guided. The lower pole of the left kidney is our usual approach as the risk of injury to the major vessels will be very minimal. However, the presence of renal cyst at the lower pole of the kidney may increase the difficulty of renal biopsy as there is the possibility...
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Sarcoidosis is a multisystem inflammatory disorder that commonly affecting the lungs. However, isolated renal sarcoidosis without lung involvement is a rare condition. Sarcoidosis is known to cause kidney involvement via different mechanisms. Hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria may trigger renal stones formation and result in obstructive uropathy. Sarcoidosis can also cause interstitial nephritis with or without granuloma formation in the kidneys. The true incidence of renal involvement in sarcoido...
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Actinomyces odontolyticus is a gram-positive bacillus, usually found in oropharynx, gastrointestinal tract and urogenital tract as human commensal flora. Infection caused by this organism is rare but may occur in an immunocompromised patient. This organism has been known difficult to be cultured. We reported a case of 60 years old woman, on regular hemodialysis for the past 3 years, who had Actinomyces odontolyticus bacteremia due to catheter-related bloodstream infection. She was treated with a...