Chronic Pyelonephritis

(Chronic infectious tubulointerstitial nephritis) The chronic pyelonephritis (PN) is an ongoing pyogenic infection of the kidney, which occurs almost exclusively in patients with essential anatomical abnormalities. Symptoms may be absent or occur as fever, malaise and flank pain. The diagnosis is made by urinalysis, culture and imaging procedures. Treatment involves administration of antibiotics and correction of the structural perturbations. The chronic pyelonephritis (PN) is an ongoing pyogenic infection of the…

September 3, 2018
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Kidney Infections: Sign Symptoms and Treatments

August 30, 2016

The majority of urinary tract infections UTI consists of only the bladder and urethra (the lower urinary system). Pyelonephritis happens when a UTI progresses to involve the upper urinary system ( the kidney’s and ureters) The kidneys filter the blood to create urine. Two tubes referred to as the ureters transmit urine from the kidneys downward to the bladder. Urine progresses from the bladder out of the body within the…

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