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Publication Name World Journal of Clinical Cases
Manuscript ID 61291
Country/Territory China
2020-12-14 03:45
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ISSN 2307-8960 (online)
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Category Critical Care Medicine
Manuscript Type Case Report
Article Title Point-of-care ultrasound for early diagnosis of emphysematous pyelonephritis: A case report and review of literature
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Zhou-Xiong Xing, Hang Yang, Wen Zhang, Yu Wang, Chang-Sheng Wang, Tao Chen and Hua-Jun Chen
Author(s) ORCID Number
Zhou-Xiong Xing http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1678-3241
Hang Yang http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8832-635X
Wen Zhang http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2668-1882
Yu Wang http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5025-041X
Chang-Sheng Wang http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1585-5389
Tao Chen http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5956-4407
Hua-Jun Chen http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9728-5804
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Funding Agency Grant Number
Foundation of Health Commission of Guizhou Province gzwjkj2020-1-021
Corresponding Author Hua-Jun Chen, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Affiliated Hospital of Zunyi Medical University, No. 149 Dalian Road, Huichuan District, Zunyi 563000, Guizhou Province, China. 1308732019@qq.com
Key Words Emphysematous pyelonephritis; Point-of-care ultrasound; Ultrasound; Urinary tract infection; Review; Case report
Core Tip Emphysematous pyelonephritis (EPN) is a rare but life-threatening infection, and its diagnosis and treatment remain challenging. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) plays an important role in rapidly assessing critically ill patients at the bedside. Here, we report a “falls” sign on the initial POCUS examination in a patient diagnosed with EPN associated with septic shock. We suggest that the “falls” sign may act as an imaging feature for early diagnosis of EPN. The patient was successfully treated with computed tomography-guided percutaneous catheter drainage plus broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy.
Publish Date 2021-04-02 12:29
Citation Xing ZX, Yang H, Zhang W, Wang Y, Wang CS, Chen T, Chen HJ. Point-of-care ultrasound for early diagnosis of emphysematous pyelonephritis: A case report and review of literature. World J Clin Cases 2021; 9(11): 2584-2594
URL https://www.wjgnet.com/2307-8960/full/v9/i11/2584.htm
DOI https://dx.doi.org/10.12998/wjcc.v9.i11.2584
Full Article (PDF) WJCC-9-2584.pdf
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Manuscript File 61291-Review-FilipodiaCL.docx
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