How is flank pain caused by renal abscess diagnosed and treated?

Updated: Dec 11, 2019
  • Author: Bradley C Gill, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS  more...
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Examination and laboratory findings are similar to those in pyelonephritis. The diagnosis is made via renal imaging and should prompt expedient urologic consultation for drainage.

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