RENAL PAPILLARY NECROSIS AND PYELONEPHRITIS, 10776
10776 RENAL PAPILLARY NECROSIS AND PYELONEPHRITIS
The patient was a diabetic woman aged 58 who had long-standing urinary infection. The specimen consists of the kidneys divided in the coronal plane. Each kidney shows gross suppurative pyelonephritis with marked papillary necrosis and the extension of suppuration in a linear fashion out to the capsules of the organ. Both kidneys are grossly swollen and each measures 14 cms in length.