Acute pyelonephritis

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

Patient with elevated inflammatory parameters, fever.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female

CT Abdomen and pelvis

Modality: CT

CT shows

  • enlarged left kidney, with decreased uptake of contrast media 
  • increased density of the perirenal fat.

In the delayed phase there is no excretion of contrast by the left kidney. 

Bilateral pleural effusions.

Case Discussion

This case shows renal findings compatible with acute pyelonephritis.

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Case Information

rID: 26584
Case created: 29th Dec 2013
Last edited: 18th Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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