Emphysematous pyelonephritis with acute renal failure.


A 56-year-old woman with obesity and poorly controlled diabetes mellitus presented with a two-day history of abdominal fullness and vomiting. No fever, flank pain or dysuria was present. On admission, her blood urea nitrogen concentration was 74 mg per deciliter and the serum creatinine concentration was 3.5 mg per deciliter. Laboratory data revealed an… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.urology.2008.02.076


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