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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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Recabrio is indicated in patients 18 years of age and older who have limited or no alternative treatment options, for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections, including pyelonephritis, caused by the susceptible Gram-negative microorganisms.
It predisposes some serious complications with other diseases such as xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis, perinephric abscess, emphysematous, renal abscess and UTI.3,4 Delayed diagnosis can be seen due to the atypical symptoms.5
Incidence of Acute Pyelonephritis in Hospitalized Children under 5 Years Old with Positive Urine Culture
* Upper UTIs- Pyelonephritis can be a life-threatening illness, as it is associated with increased risk of perinatal and neonatal morbidity.
Although the condition is preceded by either a calculus disease or chronic pyelonephritis, there are very rare instances where no such preceding condition exists, such as ours (1, 2).
Most patients (83%) had acute pyelonephritis. About a quarter had at least one complicating factor, including obstructive uropathies due to functional or anatomic abnormalities of the urogenital tract, recurrent UTI, vesicoureteral reflex, or intermittent catheterization.
The combination of fever, flank pain, and hematuria may be easily confused with acute pyelonephritis. Here, we present an unusual case of a young female with a clinical presentation and imaging typical for acute pyelonephritis that however was diagnosed with IgA nephropathy.
Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XGP) is a chronic inflammatory renal condition [1].
Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis (XGP) is an uncommon but distinct form of chronic infective pyelonephritis that typically presents in a woman in her fifth or sixth decade of life with abdominal pain, fever, palpable mass, anorexia, weight loss, hematuria, dysuria, and a persistent urinary tract infection that is resistant to antimicrobial therapy.