Acute bilateral emphysematous pyelonephritis successfully managed by medical therapy alone: a case report and review of the literature.


BACKGROUND:Bilateral emphysematous pyelonephritis is a life threatening condition usually occurring in diabetics. Management of this condition has traditionally been aggressive and surgery is considered mandatory. However, this is itself a hazardous intervention in a septic, unstable patient with circulatory or liver failure. When bilateral disease is present, the need for long-term dialysis is obviously unavoidable. CASE PRESENTATION:We herein report one of the few cases of bilateral emphysematous pyelonephritis successfully managed by non-surgical treatment.


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