From the case: Acute pyelonephritis

Acute pyelonephri...
Axial C+ portal venous phase
Acute pyelonephritis -- seen as a focal area of low attenuation in the posterolateral aspect of the lower pole of the right kidney.
Modality: CT (C+ portal venous phase)

- “ Right sided acute bacterial pyelonephritis. Note the absence of a cortical rim sign. ”

Used in the following article:

  • Acute pyelonephritis - “ Acute pyelonephritis is a bacterial infection of the renal pelvis and parenchyma most commonly seen in young women. It remains common and continue...”
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  • Lobar nephronia - “ Lobar nephronia, also known as acute focal nephritis, refers to an intermediate stage between acute pyelonephritis and renal abscess, and is a foc...”

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