Acute pyelonephritis

Case contributed by Dr Guilherme Pioli Resende


Aplastic anemia, with febrile pancytopenia, attended for abdominal ultrasound

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

An alternation in the echogenicity of the renal parenchyma is observed, with focal areas of hypoechogenicity hypoperfused on color Doppler analysis representing the affected parenchyma.

Case Discussion

The ultrasound examination in pyelonephritis can be of great help in defining the diagnosis, contributing to the evaluation of acute changes in the affected renal site.

Contributed by Dr. Hemilianna Hadassa Silva Matozinho M.D., Dr. Rebecca Carolina Silva Lins M.D. and Dr. Arthur Ataide Lopes M.D.

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Case information

rID: 82333
Published: 22nd Sep 2020
Last edited: 24th Sep 2020
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Hospital de Base do Distrito Federal

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