Disease Information for Perinephritis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Left Flank Pain
Right flank pain
Renal Mass
Costovertebral Angle Pain/Tenderness
Flank Pain
Kidney Mass
Kidney Mass Tender
Acutely ill patient/signs
Malaise
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Renal function abnormalities (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
URINE Epithelial/round cells
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Infection/Purulent/pyogenic/suppurative (ex)
Class
CLASS/Renal/kidney involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Urologic (category)
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/infection (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
Definition

Inflammation of the perinephrium. It is marked by fever, local pain, and tenderness on pressure. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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