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n. - Inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis caused by bacterial infection.

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  • Infection involving mainly the kidney is called pyelonephritis, or an upper urinary tract infection.
  • You could have pyelonephritis which is the inflammation of the renal pelvis and renal medulla
  • Severe upper urinary tract infections: pyelonephritis.
  • Reflux can cause kidney infections (pyelonephritis), which can lead to permanent damage to the kidneys. for more
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