Definition of Acute pyelonephritis

1. Noun. Pyelonephritis resulting from the spread of a bladder infection.

Generic synonyms: Pyelonephritis



Medical Definition of Acute pyelonephritis

1. Acute inflammation of the renal parenchyma and pelvis characterised by small cortical abscesses and yellowish streaks in the medulla due to pus in the collecting tubules and interstitial tissue. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acute Pyelonephritis

acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
acute nephritic syndrome
acute nephritis
acute nephrosis
acute non-lymphocytic leukaemia
acute organic brain syndrome
acute pancreatitis
acute parenchymatous hepatitis
acute porphyria
acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis
acute primary haemorrhagic meningoencephalitis
acute promyelocytic leukaemia
acute pulmonary alveolitis
acute pulmonary eosinophilia
acute pyelonephritis (current term)
acute radiation syndrome
acute reflex bone atrophy
acute rejection
acute renal failure
acute respiratory failure
acute rheumatic arthritis
acute rhinitis
acute rickets
acute schizophrenia
acute schizophrenic episode
acute sedge
acute situational reaction
acute spinal cord compression
acute splenic tumour

Literary usage of Acute pyelonephritis

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"The acute pyelonephritis of pregnancy and of the puerperium, ... Israel called attention to this form of acute pyelonephritis in his text-book, in 1901, ..."

2. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1917)
"At the base hospitals, chronic septic pyelonephritis with recurring attacks of acute pyelonephritis was not uncommon, and almost always ended fatally, ..."

3. A Text-book of Urology in Men, Women and Children, Including Urinary and by Victor Cox Pedersen (1919)
"Cystoscopy in acute pyelonephritis without ureteral fistula reveals both ureters ... Suppurative acute pyelonephritis with ureteral fistula varies from the ..."

4. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"In numerous of these patients, however, there is a history of a previous acute pyelonephritis or pyelitis, and even in this late stage numerous pus cells or ..."

5. Journal of Cutaneous and Genito-urinary Diseases (1902)
"acute pyelonephritis with the production of miliary abscesses. 2. Pyonephrosis. 3. Localized suppuration in the kidney (kidney abscess). 4. ..."

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