Imaging of pyelonephritis

  title={Imaging of pyelonephritis},
  author={Marie Pierre Lavocat and Denise Granjon and Dominique Allard and Claire Gay and Marie Th{\'e}r{\`e}se Freycon and Francis Dubois},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
Accurate diagnosis of pyelonephritis using clinical and laboratory parameters is often difficult, especially in children. The main aims of this prospective study were to compare the value of different imaging techniques [renal sonography, cortical scintigraphy with technetium-99m dimercaptosuccinic acid (99mTc DMSA) and computed tomography (CT)] in detecting renal involvement in acute urinary tract infections and to determine the sensitivity of DMSA scans for permanent renal scars 6 months… CONTINUE READING
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