chronic pyelonephritis

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Noun1.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
pyelonephritis - inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis caused by bacterial infection
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The patient underwent nephrectomy for non-functioning kidney thought to be due to chronic pyelonephritis and the resected specimen was submitted for histopathology.
Initial differential diagnoses included partial staghorn stone, calyceal diverticulum with stones and chronic pyelonephritis, cystic renal cell carcinoma with calcification, TB, and fungus balls.
6% of histologically documented cases of chronic pyelonephritis (5) to 19.
Nephrectomy was performed for benign kidney diseases in all cases consistent with chronic pyelonephritis and interstitial fibrosis without evidence of malignancy.
Chronic pyelonephritis is a longstanding form of kidney inflammation with symptoms that may be so mild that they go unnoticed.
Clinico-laboratory evaluation of treatment efficacy in chronic pyelonephritis patients with.
This review will specifically address acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) nephropathy, acute and chronic pyelonephritis, renal and perirenal abscess, emphysematous pyelonephritis, emphysematous pyelitis, malacoplakia, diffuse and focal xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis, fungal infections, tuberculosis (TB), and replacement lipomatosis.
Hypertension was the leading cause of renal disease in 21 patients (68%); adult polycystic kidney disease in 4 (13%); chronic glomerulonephritis and chronic pyelonephritis in 2 each (6.

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