Genitourinary infection

Background

Genitourinary infection

"UTI" frequently refers specifically to acute cystitis, but may also be used as a general term for all urinary infections; use location-specific diagnosis.

Evaluation

Perinephric vs renal abscess

Perinephric Renal
Necrotic AreaPerinephric fat between the renal cortex and Gerota's fasciaRenal parenchyma
CausePyelonephritis (majority)Pyelonephritis (vast majority)
Risk of morbidityHigherLower

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