Flashcards in 3. Pyelonephritis (Bacterial Urinary Tract Infections) – etiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis. Deck (5)
what is pyelonephritis ?
infection of the renal pelvis
wit involvement of the renal parenchyma due to ascending bacterial urinary tract infections
more commin in females
due to short urethera , vescioretrela relfu x , stones badde catheter
what are the symptoms of pyleonephrtis ?
it is undulant
UNILATERAL FLANK PAIN
urine stix test = leukocyturea , microhaematurea
blood - inflammtory marers
ultrasound of kidneys and bladder urinary retension
urogram = CT with contrast