Journal of Kidney

ISSN - 2472-1220


Pyelonephritis is sudden, serious and potential infection of kidney which can cause causing severe illness by spreading to blood is a type of urinary tract infection . It causes inflammation of kidney parts such as calyces, tissues and pelvis. It can be treated with antibiotics.

Pyelonephritis usually occurs because bacteria enter the urethra where they travel to the bladder to cause cystitis and travel into the kidney. The symptoms of pyelonephritis are pain and tenderness in the flank (the part of the back between the ribs and the hip) with fever, and usually with frequent, urgent and/or painful urination. Nausea, vomiting,lightheadedness, confusion or loss of consciousness due to sepsis and shock (this can occur if bacteria enter the bloodstream from the kidney) in the most severe form of pyelonephritis.

Related Journals of Pyelonephritis

Journal of Kidney, Journal of Clinical & Experimental Nephrology, Nephron - Clinical Practice, Nephro-Urology Monthly, Open Urology and Nephrology Journal, American Journal of Nephrology.