Pyelonephritis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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Case of urinary tract infection.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Right kidney shows ill-defined area of increased as well as decreased cortical echogenicity in interpolar and lower pole region. There is urothelial thickening involving renal pelvis and calyces. There is rim of perinephric fluid at the upper pole. There is no thrombosis of renal artery or vein. There is no calculus / hydronephrosis / mass lesion.

Left kidney is normal.

Case Discussion

Case referred with lab studies indicating urinary tract infection, showing ultrasound findings of pyelonephritis.

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Case information

rID: 49259
Case created: 17th Nov 2016
Last edited: 30th May 2017
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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