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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 304380, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/304380
Case Report

Isolated Bilateral Renal Mucormycosis Masquerading as Renal Abscess in an Immunocompetent Individual: A Lesson Learnt

Department of Urology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Sector 12, Chandigarh 160012, India

Received 7 September 2014; Accepted 6 December 2014; Published 18 December 2014

Academic Editor: Apul Goel

Copyright © 2014 Somorendro Paonam et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Isolated renal mucormycosis is a rare entity in immunocompetent subjects. It is usually a rapidly progressive disease with poor prognosis but it can mimic renal abscess with a protracted course.