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Urinary tract infections 

Urinary tract infections
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Urinary tract infections
Author(s):

M. Estée Török

, Fiona J. Cooke

, and Ed Moran

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199671328.003.0017
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date: 23 August 2019

This chapter covers cystitis (an infection of the bladder, characterized by dysuria), acute pyelonephritis (an infection of the kidney), chronic pyelonephritis (which is a chronic diffuse interstitial inflammation), renal abscesses (such as perinephric abscess, renal corticomedullary abscess, and renal cortical abscess), catheter-associated urinary tract infections, prostatitis (including granulomatous prostatitis and prostatic abscess), epididymitis, and orchitis.

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