pyonephrosis


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pyonephrosis

[¦pī·ō·nē′frō·səs]
(medicine)
Replacement of renal tissue by abscesses.
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The most common findings in patients with UTI or pyelonephritis are hydronephrosis, renal calculus, pyonephrosis, renal abscess, renal cystitis, changes in renal parenchyma, change/reduction in kidney size, renal scares, emphysematous pyelonephritis and changes in renal function.
The main indications were obstructive uropathy due to pyonephrosis with urolithiasis and PUJO 43 (55%), malignant disease 20 (25%), pregnancy 4 (5%) and others 11 (15%).
98%) patients with pyonephrosis developed septicaemia / multi-organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) and had fatal outcome on the 3rd and 4th post-operative day respectively.
After drainage of pyonephrosis and resolution of sepsis, 22 patients treated with TPLU (Group I), and 20 patients were treated with F-URS (Group II).
The causes of death were recorded and categorized as cardiac (reported as myocardial infarction, sudden cardiac death, severe arrhythmias, cardiomyopathies, or cardiac failure), vascular (reported as cerebrovascular events, cerebral stroke, or generalized atherosclerosis), infectious (reported as sepsis, pneumonia, limb necrosis, pyonephrosis, or acute abdomen with peritonitis), neoplasms, or other/unknown.
Previous studies reported the diagnostic utility of DW-MRI in the identification of the renal diseases like hydronephrosis and pyonephrosis, [sup][24] and determination of renal tumors when DW-MRI was combined with CE-MRI.
Pyonephrosis and renal abscess associated with kidney tumours.
Although the sensitivity of US in detecting acute pyelonephritis is low, the sensitivity for complications, including abscess and pyonephrosis, is quite high.
Objective: To evaluate the eff icacy of Percutaneous Nephrostomy (PCN) for the management of pyonephrosis.
In the majority of early reports, this pathology was tuberculosis, but more recently, calculous pyonephrosis has been the predominant underlying cause.
She had begun to suffer from pyonephrosis (abscess of the kidneys) and also ophthalmia, the latter disease endemic in the district.
In this condition, renal papillae, often infected, detach causing pelvi-ureteric obstruction, pyonephrosis and septicaemia, a medical emergency.