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n. pl. per·i·neph·ri·a (-rē-ə)
The connective and fatty tissue surrounding a kidney.

[New Latin, from Greek perinephros, fat around the kidneys : peri-, peri- + nephros, kidney.]

per′i·neph′ral (-nĕf′rəl), per′i·neph′ri·al (-rē-əl), per′i·neph′ric (-rĭk) adj.


a. perinefrítico-a, rel. a o cercano al riñón.


adj perirrenal
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Renal cell carcinoma complicated by perinephric abscess and colon perforation.
A CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis performed without IV contrast, due to the patient's allergy to contrast, showed gas within the right renal parenchyma, collecting system, ureter and perinephric space.
The abdominal CT scan demonstrated enlarged kidneys with smooth outlines, haziness and strandy changes in the perinephric fat, and thickened Gerota's and lateral conal fasciae on both sides.
Contraindications to kidney biopsy include bilateral small kidneys, uncontrolled hypertension, urinary tract or perinephric infection, polycystic kidneys and a bleeding diathesis.
The imaging demonstrated disseminated disease with a destructive lesion of the right ilium and abnormal soft tissue in the bilateral perinephric space.
The combination of a nonfunctioning enlarged kidney, a central calculus within a contracted renal pelvis, expansion of the calyces, and inflammatory changes in the perinephric fat is strongly suggestive of XGPN.
Samples of intermuscular and subcutaneous fat were collected from the leg, and perinephric fat samples from the kidney region.
We report a case of WS in a 63-year-old female who presented with spontaneous perinephric and subcapsular hemorrhage from the superior right renal artery.
The patient underwent a radical nephrectomy, which confirmed the diagnosis of high-grade urothelial carcinoma of the upper urinary tract involving the renal pelvis and extending into the renal sinus fat, renal parenchyma, and into perinephric adipose tissue (pT4).
In fact, in Canadians, the state of the kidneys can be partly assessed by the degree of inflammation in the perinephric fat that envelops them.
An autopsy revealed a tumor in the right kidney, which extended into the perinephric fat with metastases to the liver and lungs.