EMPHYSEMATOUS PYELONEPHRITIS CAUSED BY KLEBSIELLA OXYTOCA IN A PATIENT WITH DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY


Bes C., Okutur K., Eber S., Paksoy F., Borlu F.

NOBEL MEDICUS, vol.6, no.2, pp.101-104, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : NOBEL MEDICUS
  • Page Numbers: pp.101-104

Abstract

A 50-year-old woman with a 30 years history of diabetes mellitus and has been diagnosed with diabetic nephropathy for the last 4 years presented with abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Abdominal ultrasonography revealed a hyperechogenic air image at right kidney and with the aid of subsequently performed abdominal tomography type 2 emphysematous pyelonephritis diagnosis was made.