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September 1971

Papillary Necrosis Following Phenylbutazone Ingestion

Author Affiliations

Aberdeen, Scotland
From the Department of Urology, Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Scotland. Dr. Morales is now with the Department of Urology, Toronto General Hospital.

Arch Surg. 1971;103(3):420-421. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1971.01350090102024

A case of papillary necrosis in a solitary kidney is believed to be the first reported case precipitated by the prolonged use of phenylbutazone.