3. Pyelonephritis (Bacterial Urinary Tract Infections) – etiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis. Flashcards Preview

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what is pyelonephritis ?

infection of the renal pelvis
wit involvement of the renal parenchyma due to ascending bacterial urinary tract infections

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etiology ?

more commin in females

due to short urethera , vescioretrela relfu x , stones badde catheter

previous ureocystitis

e coli

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what are the symptoms of pyleonephrtis ?

fever
it is undulant

shivering

dysuria

UNILATERAL FLANK PAIN

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diagnosis ?

urine stix test = leukocyturea , microhaematurea

urine culture

blood - inflammtory marers

ultrasound of kidneys and bladder urinary retension


urogram = CT with contrast
vesicoureteral reflux

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treatmnet for stones ?

uncomplicated mild course: Fluoroquinolones

3rd gen cephalosporin: cefotaxim in uncomplicatd severe course