Lobar nephronia

Lobar nephronia, also known as acute focal nephritis, refers to an intermediate stage between acute pyelonephritis and renal abscess, and is a focal region of interstitial nephritis. 

It appears as a wedge of poorly perfused renal parenchyma, without a cortical rim sign.

The condition is discussed further as part of the article on acute pyelonephritis.

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rID: 9959
System: Urogenital
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Acute focal pyelonephritis
  • Acute focal nephritis

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