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py·e·lo·ne·phri·tis

 (pī′ə-lō-nĭ-frī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis, caused by bacterial infection.

[Greek puelos, basin; see pyelitis + nephritis.]

py′e·lo·ne·phrit′ic (-frĭt′ĭk) adj.
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pyelonephritis

(ˌpaɪələʊnɪˈfraɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis. Compare pyelitis
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py•e•lo•ne•phri•tis

(ˌpaɪ ə loʊ nəˈfraɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis, caused by a bacterial infection.
[1865–70]
py`e•lo•ne•phrit′ic (-ˈfrɪt ɪk) adj.
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pyelonephritis

Kidney infection caused by bacteria.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pyelonephritis - inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis caused by bacterial infection
urinary tract infection - any infection of any of the organs of the urinary tract
acute pyelonephritis - pyelonephritis resulting from the spread of a bladder infection
chronic pyelonephritis - pyelonephritis that develops slowly and can lead to renal failure if untreated; often associated with a kidney stone or with narrowing of the urinary passageways
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Translations

py·e·lo·ne·phri·tis

n. pielonefritis, infl. del riñón y de la pelvis renal.
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pyelonephritis

n pielonefritis f
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There is a similar case presentation in the literature which reports XGP complicated with pulmonary embolism [6].
In this case, the source of the pleural effusion was determined to be xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XGP), making it the first reported case of urinothorax (UT) secondary to XGP.
XGP with incomplete double ureter is extremely rare; furthermore, focal XGP is difficult to diagnose preoperatively.
In this report are two companion cases of diffuse and focal XGP with internal and external decompression, resulting in partial small bowel obstruction in the first case and osteomyelitis with nephrocutaneous fistula in the second case.
The mean age of occurrence of XGP varies from 45 to 55.2 years; age range is 2 to 84 years.
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We report the case of a 55-year-old female presenting with dysuria and costovertebral angle tenderness who was found to have right-sided xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XGP) associated with renoduodenal fistula.