Thrombocytosis Accompanying Renal Abscess: A Case Report and Review of the Literature


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.

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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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