Indinavir Nephrolithiasis Mimicking Metastatic Urothelial Malignancy

Uche, Chukwudum MD*; Gilbert, Brett DO, FACOI†‡; Ahn, Max MD§; Santoro, Jerome MD, FACP†‡

Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice: November 2007 - Volume 15 - Issue 6 - pp 395-397
doi: 10.1097/IPC.0b013e318042d5b6
Case Reports

We report a case of indinavir nephrolithiasis that mimicked urothelial malignancy; this highlights the subtleties of antiretroviral therapy and the need for close monitoring of patients on these drugs. The interactions of indinavir with the urinary tract are also reviewed.

*Division of Infectious Diseases, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, †Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia; ‡Departments of Infectious Diseases and §Urology, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Chukwudum Uche, MD, Division of Infectious Diseases, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 125 S 9th St, Suite 403, Philadelphia, PA 19153. E-mail: chukwudum@hotmail.com.

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