Although the most common renal infection, acute pyelonephritis, can typically be diagnosed on clinical and laboratory examinations, radiologic studies play a role in evaluating for complications and in examining the high-risk patient for more serious complications and atypical infections. It is imperative that the radiologist be familiar with renal infections beyond the common acute pyelonephritis.
- Emphysematous pyelonephritis
- Renal aspergillosis
- Renal echinococcus
- Renal tuberculosis
- Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging