Renal emphysema

Last revised by Daniel J Bell on 2 Aug 2021

Renal emphysema, or intrarenal gas, refers to the presence of gas within the kidney, with or without extension to the urinary tract.
It is a rare finding and only a few differentials need to be considered 1:

ADVERTISEMENT: Supporters see fewer/no ads

Cases and figures

  • Case 1: emphysematous pyelonephritis
    Drag here to reorder.
  • Updating… Please wait.

     Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

     Thank you for updating your details.