Renal abscess

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Sepsis and diffuse abdominal pain with guarding.


CT showed a mass adjacent to the right kidney.

Case Discussion

Biopsy confirmed renal abscess. Treatment was successful with percutaneous drainage and a course of antibiotics.

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Case information

rID: 6219
Published: 4th May 2009
Last edited: 16th Oct 2015
System: Urogenital
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