Emphysematous pyelonephritis

Case contributed by Susana Rico Gala


57-year-old man with exacerbated chronic renal failure.

Patient Data

Age: 57
Gender: Male

CT Abdomen and pelvis (selected images)

Enlargement of the left kidney with abundant gas in the parenchyma. The gas extends through the left renal vein and into the perirenal space. There is a pelvis ureter lithiasis that has caused an obstructive uropathy. 

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Case information

rID: 55320
Case created: 29th Aug 2017
Last edited: 31st Aug 2017
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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