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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 444-447

Emphysematous pyelonephritis: Outcome with conservative management


1 Department of Internal Medicine, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
2 Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Jammu, India
3 Department of Endocrinology, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0971-4065.120343

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Emphysematous pyelonephritis is a life-threatening condition characterized by necrotising gas forming infection of the renal parenchyma. We describe eight patients seen over a period of 2 years, 62.5% males and 37.5% females with age range between 21 and 65 years. About 75% patients had diabetes mellitus. Six patients were managed conservatively. One patient required nephrectomy with percutaneous drainage and one patient died without surgical intervention.






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