Lobar nephronia

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Fever and flank pain


Wedge of poorly perfused renal parenchyma: lobar nephronia

Case Discussion

Lobar nephronia refers to an intermediate stage between acute pyelonephritis andrenal abscess, and is a focal region of interstitial nephritis. 

It appears as a wedge of poorly perfused renal parenchyma, without a cortical rim sign.

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Case information

rID: 2698
Published: 15th May 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Tag: kidney
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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