volume 295, issue 6589, P25-25 1987
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.295.6589.25
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Abstract: Cyst infection in acquired renal cystic diseaseCystic degeneration of the kidney in patients with advanced renal failure is common'; whether cysts can harbour infection remains to be shown.2 We report on three cases of infected cysts in acquired renal cystic disease. Case reportsCase I-A 60 year old man was admitted to hospital because of uraemia, hypertension, recurrent fever, and leucocytosis. The plasma concentration of creatinine was 821 !umol/l, and a urine culture was positive for Escherichia coli. Ultr…

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