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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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Differential diagnoses other than xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis are malakoplakia and fat-containing tumors of the kidney and perirenal structures.
On pathological examination, Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XGP) was diagnosed.
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.
Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: a pathological clinical and aetiological analysis of 87 cases.
CT of xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: Radiologic-pathologic correlation.
Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: A pathological, clinical and etiological analysis of 87 cases.
Key words: Nephrectomy; nephroenteric fistula; nephrocolic fistula; renocolic fistula; xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis.
Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis is an uncommon form of chronic pyelonephritis characterised by a destructive granulomatous process of the renal parenchyma with abscess formation.
Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis is commonly misdiagnosed preoperatively because it mimics other pathologic conditions such as pyelonephritis, tuberculosis, perinephric abscess, and RCC.
Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis was among the most common primary renal diseases associated with renocolic fistula.