Summary: Distention of KIDNEY with the presence of PUS and suppurative destruction of the renal parenchyma. It is often associated with renal obstruction and can lead to total or nearly total loss of renal function.

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  3. Brule N, Corvec S, Villers D, Guitton C, Bretonniere C. Life-threatening bacteremia and pyonephrosis caused by Enterococcus hirae. Med Mal Infect. 2013;43:401-2 pubmed publisher