Cureus 2022 Mar 28;14(3):e23579. Epub 2022 Mar 28.
Emergency Department, St. Barnabas Hospital (SBH) Health System, Bronx, USA.
Recognizing life-threatening infections is crucial for an emergency physician. In this case report, we describe an atypical presentation of a severe, infiltrating kidney infection, which, if not recognized early, could have led to a detrimental outcome. Emphysematous pyelitis, which is class I of emphysematous pyelonephritis, is a rare entity, and patients may present with a urinary tract infection or pyelonephritis. Read More