Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1413-1415
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Association of Physicians of India
Volume50
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 01-11-2002

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