Emphysematous pyelonephritis. Complicated urinary tract infection in diabetes. Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Renal emphysema is rare condition that may affect diabetic patients. Radiographic demonstration of gas limited to the collecting system is often treated with antibiotics. However, intraparenchymal gas requires early nephrectomy because mortality rates are high without surgical intervention.

publication date

  • March 1989