BMC Urol 2020 Jan 29;20(1). Epub 2020 Jan 29.
Department of Endocrinology, Zhongshan Hospital Xiamen University, Xiamen, 361004, Fujian, China.
Background: The management of emphysematous pyelonephritis (EPN) includes conservative medical treatment, percutaneous drainage, and surgical resection of the involved kidney. EPN with diabetic ketoacidosis(DKA) is very rare, in which the clinical management of refusing surgical drainage is inexperienced.
Case Presentation: A 34-year-old woman presented with abdominal pain, chills, fever, nausea, vomiting, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. Read More