Emphysematous pyelonephritis is a rare life-threatening suppurative necrotising infection of the renal parenchyma and perirenal tissue producing abscess formation and intrarenal gas. It is almost always seen in diabetics, making it a concern of the physician. A high index of suspicion is required for diagnosis and a combined approach has significantly reduced the mortality.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Association of Physicians of India|
|Publication status||Published - 01-11-2002|
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