Emfysematisk pyelonefritis hos en patient med nyretumor og uden diabetes

Karina Sif Søndergaard Mosholt, Hans Erik Wittendorff, Claus Dahl, Nessn H. Azawi

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Emphysematous pyelonephritis (EPN) is a potentially life-threatening infection, where gas produced by bacteria accumulates in the kidney and the surrounding tissue. Although EPN usually presents in diabetic women, it is also associated with urinary tract obstruction and kidney tumours in non-diabetic patients. We present a case of EPN in a non-diabetic patient with a known kidney tumour, successfully treated with double-J catheter, antibiotics and delayed nephrectomy.

Bidragets oversatte titelEmphysematous pyelonephritis in a non-diabetic patient with a kidney tumour
OriginalsprogDansk
Sider (fra-til)V10140576
TidsskriftUgeskrift for laeger
Vol/bind177
Udgave nummer14
StatusUdgivet - 30 mar. 2015

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