Focal pyelonephritis: with lobar nephronia

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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Right sided abdominal pain - 2 days

Patient Data

Age: 23 yrs
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

There is a relatively ill-defined area of increased echogenesity involving upper pole of right kidney. It shows poor flow signals. There is peri-nephric fluid rim.

Case Discussion

Ultrasound findings of a typical lobar nephronia.

Later lab results showed high WBC count in blood and high WBC count in urine microscopic examination.

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Case information

rID: 44377
Published: 19th Apr 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
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