pyonephrosis


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pyonephrosis

[¦pī·ō·nē′frō·səs]
(medicine)
Replacement of renal tissue by abscesses.
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Due to the acceptance of cystitis as a local infection, and the low number of patients with pyonephrosis and epididiymoorchitis, those patients were also excluded from the study in the third stage.
No major complications were encountered although five minor complications occurred (pyonephrosis, n=1; perinephric hematoma, n=2; retroperitoneal bleeding, n=1; postprocedural nausea, n=1).
In addition, there were features of pyonephrosis and granulomatous inflammation.
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.17
This was followed by pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction causing renal damage 31(15.2%), chronic pyelonephritis 24(11.2%) and pyonephrosis 15(7.38%).
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.
Luk et al., "MR diffusion weighted imaging of kidney: differentiation between hydronephrosis and pyonephrosis," Clinical Imaging, vol.
Methodology: This descriptive study of 78 cases of pyonephrosis was conducted at Institute of Kidney Diseases Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar Pakistan from July 2010 to December 2011.
In the majority of early reports, this pathology was tuberculosis, but more recently, calculous pyonephrosis has been the predominant underlying cause.