What is Pyonephrosis?

Pyonephrosis (Greek pyon "pus" + nephros "kidney") is an infection of the kidneys' collecting system. Pus collects in the renal pelvis and causes distension of the kidney.

It can cause kidney failure.

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Dear Doctor, My baby (age 7 years) is suffering from kidney problem. Doctor diagnosed it a case of Left PUJO with pyonephrosis. Then Doctor has...

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If you leave the kidney alone, which is functioning only 10%, in future it may leave the kid with uncontrolled hypertension. Your doctor is...

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my younger daughter (7yrs) is suffering from left kidney infection. doctor diagnosed it a case of Left Pujo with pyonephrosis. her kidney function...

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pyonephrosis can eb life threatening. she needs hospitalisation and immediate antibiotic therapy in addition to kidney evaluations. unless she...

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