Pyelonephritis

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Left flank pain for 3 days associated with increasing fever.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male
CT

CT Abdomen and pelvis

Some reduced enhancement areas in lower pole of left kidney compared to the normal portions of the right kidney. 3D reconstruction shows the affected area in the lower pole of left kidney (low contrast uptake).

 

Case Discussion

The case was treated as an acute bacterial pyelonephritis.

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Case information

rID: 13900
Case created: 29th May 2011
Last edited: 1st Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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