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Foreign Body in the Kidney

Foreign Body in Kidney


  • To our knowledge, this is the first report of this complication and presentation following endoscopic manipulation of the upper ureteral tract.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • In most of the cases, patients present with pain in the lower abdomen, hematuria and cystitis.[sjkdt.org]
  • We present a case of self-inserted foreign body, a 105 cm long electronic wire, in the bladder. Case Presentation: A 13 year-old boy was referred to our clinic with chief complaint of hematuria.[thritajournal.com]
  • Intrarenal foreign bogy presenting as a solid tumor. Urology 2003;61:1035. 4. Bellin MF, Hornoy B, Richard F, Davy-Miallou C, Fadel Y, Zaim S, et al. Perirenal textiloma: MR and serial CT appearance. Eur Radiol 1998;8:57-9. 5.[jscisociety.com]
  • Presentation Chronic pyelonephritis is often asymptomatic.[patient.info]
  • Chronic pyelonephritis is persistent kidney inflammation that can scar the kidneys and may lead to chronic renal failure.[healthcentral.com]
  • This causes severe inflammation and much damage. The inflammation can cause some of the glomeruli to rupture and interferes with filtration. Symptoms include: Swelling, usually around the eyes, face and ankles.[irishhealth.com]
  • Pyelonephritis a painless inflammation of the part of the kidneys in between filtering units. It can be caused by repeated infections, drugs or a variety of other causes.[kidneypatientguide.org.uk]
  • Such leakage is a medical emergency because it can cause peritonitis (inflammation of the peritoneal [abdominal] cavity).[merckmanuals.com]
  • Repeated attacks of acute pyelonephritis can lead to chronic pyelonephritis, which involves destruction and scarring of renal tissue due to repeated inflammation. Acute pyelonephritis Incidence Acute pyelonephritis can occur at any age.[patient.info]
  • Your friend probably went to her doctor with swelling all over her body, especially around her eyes and ankles and a reduction in the amount of urine passed.[irishhealth.com]
  • […] tube between the bladder and the outside) Signs and symptoms of urinary obstruction Inability to pass urine (urinary retention) Weak stream of urine Interrupted stream Blood in the urine Pain in either flank (side) or in the back Abdominal pain and/or swelling[uihc.org]
  • […] kidney, nontraumatic 593.89 Pyelectasia 593.89 Pyelectasis 593.89 Pyelocaliectasis 593.89 Pyoureter 593.89 Rupture, ruptured 553.9 Sacculation ureter 593.89 Spasm, spastic, spasticity (see also condition) 781.0 ureter 593.89 Steatosis 272.8 kidney 593.89 Swelling[icd9data.com]
  • The water may cause the bean to swell. Do not attempt to remove a large or hard object with bayonet or similar forceps. The bony canal will slowly close the forceps as they are advanced and the object will be pushed farther into the canal.[ncemi.org]
  • A neglected intravesical foregin body can lead to serious complications such as swelling of the external genitalia, secondary stone formation, chronic cystitis, hydronephrosis and renal failure ( 10, 11 ).[thritajournal.com]
  • In this article, we report a case of gross hematuria due to iatrogenic foreign body in the kidney from ureteral endoscopy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • In most of the cases, patients present with pain in the lower abdomen, hematuria and cystitis.[sjkdt.org]
  • hematuria with dense deposit disease N027Recurrent and persistent hematuria with diffuse crescentic glomerulonephritis N028Recurrent and persistent hematuria with other morphologic changes N029Recurrent and persistent hematuria with unspecified morphologic[cms.gov]
  • Keywords Foreign-Body Urinary Bladder Hematuria Copyright 2012, Thrita.[thritajournal.com]


  • Nephrolithiasis. Oophoritis. Papillary necrosis. Pelvic inflammatory disease. Prostatitis. Renal corticomedullary abscess. Renal vein thrombosis. Salpingitis. Sexually transmitted infections. Urethritis. VUR.[patient.info]


  • Usually, you'll start to feel better quite soon after treatment starts and should feel completely better after about 2 weeks. If your symptoms show no sign of improvement 24 hours after treatment starts, contact your GP for advice.[nhs.uk]
  • Treatment of kidney infection Most kidney infections need prompt treatment with antibiotics to stop the infection from damaging the kidneys or spreading to the bloodstream. You may also need painkillers.[nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk]
  • Treatment Treatment centers on antibiotic therapy appropriate to the specific infecting organism, after identification by urine culture. When the infecting organism cannot be identified, therapy usually consists of a broad-spectrum antibiotic.[healthcentral.com]
  • Antibiotics : [ 10 ] start empirical antibiotic treatment whilst awaiting culture and sensitivity.[patient.info]
  • You may need special treatments such as plasmapheresis and/or intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) to undergo this type of transplant. These are treatments that can remove antibodies.[kidney.org]


  • Prognosis Adults with chronic pyelonephritis generally have good prognosis with preserved renal function if treated promptly.[patient.info]
  • What Is the Prognosis for a Vaginal Foreign Body? Once the vaginal foreign body is removed, related symptoms of infection, pain, and discharge should quickly resolve.[emedicinehealth.com]


  • Patients may commonly misdiagnose the etiology of a vaginal discharge. Douches or vaginal washes are not needed to clean the vagina.[emedicinehealth.com]


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  • Prevention On the assumption that most pyelonephritis is caused by ascending infection, its prevention is based on preventing UTI. If children have structural abnormalities of the renal tract they require assessment with a view to correction.[patient.info]
  • The matching of histocompatibility antigens that differentiate one person's cells from another's helps prevent rejection of donated tissues.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • REJECTION PERFECTION Late 1950’s - New approaches were needed to prevent the body from fighting off a “foreign” donor kidney when an identical twin donor was not available. 1960’s - TISSUE TYPING ADVANCEMENTS - Better techniques for matching donor and[web.stanford.edu]
  • […] sponges and gauzes is clearly better than the treatment of the complications, and strict safeguards can ensure prevention of such complications.[jscisociety.com]
  • Preventing kidney infection The best way to prevent a kidney infection is to keep your bladder and urethra free from bacteria by: drinking plenty of fluids (plain water is best) going to the loo as soon as you feel the need to, rather than holding it[nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk]

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