What is the duration of treatment for renal papillary necrosis in patients with acute pyelonephritis (kidney infection)?

Updated: Jul 01, 2021
  • Author: Tibor Fulop, MD, PhD, FACP, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Parenteral therapy should be continued until the fever and other symptoms resolve. Duration of therapy generally is 14 days. If the response is not good, CT-guided drainage or surgical drainage with debridement is indicated.

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