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Chronic pyelonephritis

Chronic pyelonephritis: Introduction

Chronic pyelonephritis: Chronic pyelonephritis is persistent kidney inflammation that can scar the kidneys and may lead to chronic renal failure. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chronic pyelonephritis is available below.

Symptoms of Chronic pyelonephritis

Treatments for Chronic pyelonephritis

  • Antibiotic therapy for acute infections
  • Antibiotic prophylaxis for prevention of recurrent infections
  • Close monitoring of patients - Children with recurrent infections related to vesicoureteric reflux but no evidence of kidney damage may resolve without surgery
  • Investigation and management as appropriate for underlying structural abnormalities
  • Management of renal impairment as indicated by the degree of impairment
  • more treatments...»

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Chronic pyelonephritis: Complications

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Causes of Chronic pyelonephritis

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Chronic pyelonephritis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Chronic pyelonephritis

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety of "good" more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be more »

Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be misdiagnosed as various conditions such as overactive bladder or other causes of pelvic more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, more »

Chronic pyelonephritis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Chronic pyelonephritis

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Chronic pyelonephritis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Chronic pyelonephritis

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Definitions of Chronic pyelonephritis:

Pyelonephritis that develops slowly and can lead to renal failure if untreated; often associated with a kidney stone or with narrowing of the urinary passageways - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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