Chronic pyelonephritis (urinary tract infection) – causes, symptoms, pathology

What is chronic pyelonephritis? Chronic pyelonephritis describes when one or both kidneys become permanently scarred due to recurrent bouts of acute pyelonephritis, or bacterial infection of the kidney. Subscribe – More videos – Support us on Patreon –

This video covers the predisposing factors, signs and symptoms, and treatment of chronic pyelonephritis.

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Robbins Basic Pathology, 9th Ed.
First Aid 2016

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