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Case 9131

A case of acute pyelonephritis demonstrated by CT

Author(s)
Pignatelli A, Forte M, D'Alonzo N

Departement of Radiology, Altamura Hospital, Italy
 
Patient
female, 18 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Ultrasound

    Normal findings of kidneys

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Enhanced CT
     

    Arterial phase: multiple gaps in the cortical enhancement in both kidneys.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT;

    Arterial phase: multiple gaps in the cortical enhancement in both kidneys.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT;

    Arterial phase: multiple gaps in the cortical enhancement in both kidneys.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Enhanced CT
     

    Venous phase: presence of trapezoidal areas of poor enhancement, well-defined, interesting renal cortex and medulla.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT;

    Venous phase: presence of trapezoidal areas of poor enhancement, well-defined, interesting renal cortex and medulla.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT;

    Venous phase: presence of trapezoidal areas of poor enhancement, well-defined, interesting renal cortex and medulla.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Enhanced CT
     

    Delayed phase: persistent nephrogram of affected areas.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT;

    Delayed phase: persistent nephrogram of affected areas

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Enhanced CT
     

    Normal appendix

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT;

    Fluid collection in the right iliac fossa and in the pouch of Douglas.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: CT;
     
     
Normal findings of kidneys
 
Arterial phase: multiple gaps in the cortical enhancement in both kidneys.
 
Arterial phase: multiple gaps in the cortical enhancement in both kidneys.
 
Arterial phase: multiple gaps in the cortical enhancement in both kidneys.
 
Venous phase: presence of trapezoidal areas of poor enhancement, well-defined, interesting renal cortex and medulla.
 
Venous phase: presence of trapezoidal areas of poor enhancement, well-defined, interesting renal cortex and medulla.
 
Venous phase: presence of trapezoidal areas of poor enhancement, well-defined, interesting renal cortex and medulla.
 
Delayed phase: persistent nephrogram of affected areas.
 
Delayed phase: persistent nephrogram of affected areas
 
Normal appendix
 
Fluid collection in the right iliac fossa and in the pouch of Douglas.
 
 
 
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