Jan 04, 2018 · Acute Pyelonephritis in Adults Decisions regarding disposition and treatment in patients with pyelonephritis should be guided by assessment of Cited by: 8.
Kidney infection is a type of urinary tract infection (UTI) that commonly begins in your bladder and moves upstream to one or both of your kidneys. In rare cases, kidney infections can lead to serious health problems, but quick treatment prevents most complications. Symptoms of kidney infection can.
Pyelonephritis can also be caused by seeding of the kidneys from bacteremia. It is possible that some cases of pyelonephritis are associated with seeding of the kidneys from bacteria in the lymphatics. This topic will review the approach to adults with acute complicated UTI, which we define as a UTI that has possibly extended beyond the bladder.