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Descriptor English: Pyelonephritis
Descriptor Spanish: Pielonefritis
Descriptor pielonefritis
Scope note: Inflamación del RIÑÓN que afecta al parénquima renal (las NEFRONAS), la PELVIS RENAL y los CÁLICES RENALES. Se caracteriza por DOLOR ABDOMINAL, FIEBRE, NÁUSEAS, VÓMITOS y ocasionalmente DIARREA. 
Descriptor Portuguese: Pielonefrite
Descriptor French: Pyélonéphrite
Entry term(s): Necrotizing Pyelonephritis
Pyelonephritides
Pyelonephritis, Acute Necrotizing
Tree number(s): C12.777.419.570.643.790
C12.777.419.570.821.717
C13.351.968.419.570.643.790
C13.351.968.419.570.821.717
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011704
Scope note: Inflammation of the KIDNEY involving the renal parenchyma (the NEPHRONS); KIDNEY PELVIS; and KIDNEY CALICES. It is characterized by ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; NAUSEA; VOMITING; and occasionally DIARRHEA.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 1963; for PYELONEPHRITIS, ACUTE NECROTIZING see KIDNEY PAPILLARY NECROSIS 1967-2006, see PYELONEPHRITIS, ACUTE NECROTIZING 1963-1966
History Note: 1963; for PYELONEPHRITIS, ACUTE NECROTIZING use KIDNEY PAPILLARY NECROSIS 1967-2006, use PYELONEPHRITIS, ACUTE NECROTIZING 1963-1966
Related: Kidney Failure, Chronic MeSH
DeCS ID: 12140
Unique ID: D011704
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Pyelonephritis - Preferred
Concept UI M0018195
Scope note Inflammation of the KIDNEY involving the renal parenchyma (the NEPHRONS); KIDNEY PELVIS; and KIDNEY CALICES. It is characterized by ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; NAUSEA; VOMITING; and occasionally DIARRHEA.
Preferred term Pyelonephritis
Entry term(s) Pyelonephritides
Pyelonephritis, Acute Necrotizing - Narrower
Concept UI M0490807
Preferred term Pyelonephritis, Acute Necrotizing
Entry term(s) Necrotizing Pyelonephritis



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