Vomiting and generalized pain abdomen for 2 days.
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Emphysematous pyelonephritis is a morbid infection of the kidneys, with characteristic gas formation within or around the kidneys. If not treated early, it may lead to fulminant sepsis with significant mortality.
Causative organisms include:
- E. Coli - usually considered the commonest causative organism
- Klebsiella pneumonia
- Proteus mirabilis