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 OJU  Vol.2 No.2 , May 2012
Thrombocytosis Accompanying Renal Abscess: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
Abstract: Reactive thrombocytosis can be seen in patients with various kinds of infections, including upper urinary tract infection. Thrombocytosis in patients with upper urinary tract infection is a response of the bone marrow to the infection and is therefore classified as secondary thrombocytosis. We report a case of thrombocytosis accompanying renal abscess. In this case report, we present that thrombocytosis in a patient with upper urinary tract infection is not a random condition and is associated with renal abscess which is a complication of disease.
Cite this paper: M. Burak Hoşcan, Y. Hoşcan and A. Tunçkıran, "Thrombocytosis Accompanying Renal Abscess: A Case Report and Review of the Literature," Open Journal of Urology, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2012, pp. 81-82. doi: 10.4236/oju.2012.22015.
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