6 P's of Renal Candidiasis
1. Prevalence increasing in women with diabetes
2. Periods of oliguria alternate with periods of diuresis
3. Pyuria (pus in urine)
4. Progressive renal failure
5. Pain due to ureteral colic
6. Presence of fungi in urine
Treatment of Renal Candidiasis
Amphotericin, must be monitored because it is nephrotoxic
Renal TB happens when...
When myobacterium tb reaches the kidney through the bloodstream from somewhere else in the body
Signs and Symptoms of Renal TB
1. Symptoms of Cystitis are chief complaint
- A strong, persistent urge to urinate
-A burning sensation when urinating
-Passing frequent, small amounts of urine
-Blood in the urine (hematuria)
-Passing cloudy or strong-smelling urine
-Discomfort in the pelvic area
-A feeling of pressure in the lower abdomen
How is the DX of Renal TB confirmed?
Growth of TB in urine, rare condition
How is Renal TB treated?
Combination of Meds-First-line agents for the treatment of TB are isoniazid (INH), rifampin (RIF), ethambutol (EMB), and pyrazinamide.For most adults with active TB, the recommended dosing includes the administration of all four drugs daily for 2 months, followed by 4 months of INH and RIF.
Collection of fluid in cells due to an inflammatory response related to bacteria
Sign of renal abscess
Fever not relieved with antibiotics
DX of renal abscess
Treatment of renal abscess
The early part of Renal Tuberculosis usually involves which structures?
1. Cortex (erythropoeitin)
2. Medulla (fluid balance)