Emphysematous pyelonephritis

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou

Presentation

Sudden onset of acute right loin pain, fever and chills. The patient has uncontrolled diabetes mellitus

Patient Data

Age: 54 years old
Gender: Female
X-ray

Large gas collection is seen at the right hypochondrial region displacing the ascending colon medially.

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Case information

rID: 41071
Published: 14th Nov 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
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