Perinephric abscess

Case contributed by Dr Naqibullah Foladi


Diabetic patient. The patient has also developed hypertension, recently.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Well-circumscribed, rim enhancing collection with air locules in left perirenal space compressing the kidney. The Gerotas fascia is showing thickening and enhancement. Posterior pararenal space fat is obliterated as well.

Possible left renal vein thrombosis.
The right kidney is unremarkable. No hydronephrosis or nephrolithiasis is seen in either side.

Enlarged para-aortic lymph nodes are seen.

Case Discussion

Features of perinephric abscess with extrinsic compression on the kidney and the development of hypertension, known as Page kidney


Additional contributor: Dr. M.M. Hoshang.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 90283
Published: 15th Jun 2021
Last edited: 16th Jun 2021
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.