chronic pyelonephritis definition

  • noun:
    • pyelonephritis that develops gradually and that can cause renal failure if untreated; frequently related to a kidney rock or with narrowing associated with the urinary passageways
    • pyelonephritis that develops gradually and may trigger renal failure if untreated; often involving a kidney stone or with narrowing associated with the urinary passageways

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