Definition of Pyelonephritis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis caused by bacterial infection.




Definition of Pyelonephritis

1. Noun. (medicine) An ascending urinary tract infection that has reached the pelvis of the kidney. ¹

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Definition of Pyelonephritis

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Literary usage of Pyelonephritis

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1. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1922)
"pyelonephritis is, as a rule, not regarded as a surgical disease of the kidney ... Unilateral pyelonephritis, which does not respond to medical treatment, ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1899)
"In both pelves there was a small amount of whitish, turbid fluid. The kidney, on microscopic examination, showed the features of an acute pyelonephritis. ..."

3. A Manual of the Practice of Medicine: Prepared Especially for Students by Arthur Albert Stevens (1892)
"PYELITIS AND pyelonephritis Inflammation of the pelvis of the kidney ... The conjoint affection, which is known as pyelonephritis, is often suppurative. ..."

4. Special pathology and therapeutics of the diseases of domestic animals v. 2 by Ferenc Hutyra (1912)
"Bacterial pyelonephritis is an inflammation of the kidneys which usually runs a, chronic course and is characterized by small softened foci in the cortical ..."

5. A Text-book of the Practice of Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1907)
"pyelonephritis signifies an inflammatory process involving both the ... The micro-organisms which most frequently cause pyelitis and pyelonephritis are the ..."

6. Examination of the Urine: A Manual for Students and Practitioners by George Alexander De Santos Saxe (1904)
"pyelonephritis is a combined inflammation of the kidney and the renal pelvis. Acute pyelitis often complicates acute nephritis. ..."

7. Elements of Clinical Bacteriology for Physicians and Students by Felix Klemperer, Ernst Levy (1900)
"pyelonephritis. A distinction is to be made between an ascending and a ... In ascending pyelonephritis the bacteria gain entrance into the pelvis of the ..."

8. Genitourinary Diseases and Syphilis by Henry Holdich Morton (1918)
"When pyelonephritis already exists, operative interference must be regarded as ... HEMATOGENOUS pyelonephritis In all infectious diseases bacteria enter the ..."

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