Acute focal pyelonephritis (Lobar nephronia) complicating pregnancy

S. M. Cox, F. G. Cunningham

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Lobar nephronia, although initially indistinguishable from acute pyelonephritis, is characterized by a prolonged febrile course. The diagnosis is established radiographically using computed tomography. Treatment involves continuation of antimicrobials until the patient has been afebrile for 48 hours. Lobar nephronia has not been previously reported with pregnancy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)510-511
Number of pages2
JournalObstetrics and gynecology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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