Gynécologie & Obstétrique

Gynécologie & Obstétrique
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ISSN: 2161-0932


Acute Pyelonephritis in Pregnancy

Caroline Ovaert

Pyelonephritis is a common complication of pregnancy. It is also exacerbated by immunocompromised states and also the sickle cell gene. Acute pyelonephritis complicates approximately 1%-2% of pregnancies, and is one of the leading causes of nonobstetric antepartum hospitalization.