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World J Radiol. Nov 28, 2014; 6(11): 865-873
Published online Nov 28, 2014. doi: 10.4329/wjr.v6.i11.865
Table 2 Emphysematous pyelonephritis
TYPE 1 -33%TYPE 2 -66%
Parenchymal destructionSevere – streaky gas radiating from medulla to cortex with crescent of subcapsular gasLess
Fluid collectionNone as the reduced immune response limits pus collectionRenal or perirenal fluid collection is characteristic
TreatmentNephrectomyAggressive medical treatment with percutaneous drainage