A case of Brucella pyelonephritis: a rare case

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Alkan S., Demiray E. K. D., Tarhan N., Önder T.

IBEROAMERICAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, vol.0, no.0, 2022 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)


Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease, seen globally, especially in developing countries and it can affect many organs. Urinary involvement of this disease is a very rare. Pyelonephritis, interstitial nephritis, glomerulonephritis, nephropathy are the reported urinary involvements. In this study, we aimed to report a case of Brucella pyelonephritis, who had complaints mimicking acute bacterial pyelonephritis, with a history of polycystic kidney disease and calculi in the left kidney.