Acute pyelonephritis

Case contributed by Gagandeep Singh
Diagnosis almost certain

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


Focal low attenuation region in the lower pole, compatible with acute pyelonephritis.

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Absent cortical rim sign

Case Discussion

Right sided acute bacterial pyelonephritis.

Note the absence of a cortical rim sign.

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