Acute pyelonephritis

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Right flank pain, fever.

Patient Data

Age: 20-year-old
Gender: Female
CT

CT Abdomen and pelvis

CT images showing multiple linear foci of non-enhancing scattered through right kidney parenchyma, involving also the cortex and better demonstrated on renal excretory images. Remainder exams is unremarkable. 

Case Discussion

The imaging findings are in keeping with acute pyelonephritis, remainder clinical data supported this diagnosis. 

Antibiotic therapy was prescribed to be taken at home and the patient experienced clinical improvement. 

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Case information

rID: 40559
Case created: 26th Oct 2015
Last edited: 26th Oct 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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