Emphysematous pyelonephritis

Case contributed by Dr G Balachandran

Presentation

A thirty five years old female patient was referred for evaluation of abdominal pain.She was a known case of diabetes mellites with renal failure.

Patient Data

Age: 35 yrs
Gender: Female
CT

There are air pockets in right perinephric space and enlarged right kidney.

Case Discussion

A thirty five years old female patient was referred for evaluation of abdominal pain.She was a known case of diabetes mellitus with renal failure. The scout CT film shows pockets of air collection in right renal fossa. The NECT confirms the air collection to be in the perinephric space. Contrast study was not done due to poor renal parameters.

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Case information

rID: 10179
Case created: 19th Jul 2010
Last edited: 3rd Sep 2016
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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