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What is chronic pyelonephritis and what is focal area scarring in the lower pole of the left kidney?

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Dr. Joseph Mele
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In brief: Chronic Pyelo

Chronic pyelonephritis is the result of any process in the kidney that causes prolonged inflammation and fibrosis (scarring).
Common causes include: persistent or recurrent renal infections, vesicoureteral reflux (urine going backwards into the kidney), or urinary tract obstruction. A board certified urologist or nephrologist are the best doctors to review these types of findings.

In brief: Chronic Pyelo

Chronic pyelonephritis is the result of any process in the kidney that causes prolonged inflammation and fibrosis (scarring).
Common causes include: persistent or recurrent renal infections, vesicoureteral reflux (urine going backwards into the kidney), or urinary tract obstruction. A board certified urologist or nephrologist are the best doctors to review these types of findings.
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