TUBERCULOSIS OF THE KIDNEY, 4236
4236 TUBERCULOSIS OF THE KIDNEY
No clinical information is available for this old specimen.
The kidney measures 11 cms in length. Towards the upper pole there is a caseous tuberculous focus measuring 1.5 x 2 cms. There is central excavation and the caseous material has discharged into a minor calyx, producing a typical ulcero-cavernous lesion. Smaller scattered tuberculous foci (not well seen) are present at the upper pole.