[Renal and urethral gas production as a complication to infection of the urinary tract].

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Emphysematous pyelonephritis (EPN) is a bacterial infection characterised by gas production in the renal parenchyma. We present a case with EPN caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae sepsis. The 74-year-old woman was admitted in septic shock. An acute computed tomography revealed gas bubbles bilaterally in the renal parenchyma, left urethra and bladder. Treatment… (More)

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