Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/2440/90000
Citations
Scopus Web of Science® Altmetric
?
?
Type: Journal article
Title: Sonographically demonstrated thickening of the renal pelvis in children
Author: Alton, D.
Lequesne, G.
Gent, R.
Siegmann, J.
Byard, R.
Citation: Pediatric Radiology: roentgenology, nuclear medicine, ultrasonics, CT, MRI, 1992; 22(6):426-429
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Issue Date: 1992
ISSN: 0301-0449
1432-1998
Statement of
Responsibility: 
D. J. Alton, G. W. LeQuesne, R. Gent, J. W. Siegmann, R. Byard
Abstract: Thickening of the wall of the renal pelvis has been attributed to infection, to rejection in allografts and to non-specific causes by different authors. We reviewed the clinical data, imaging studies and pathology of 35 patients with sonographically demonstrable thickening in 41 renal pelves of native kidneys. Our findings are that less than 50% of the patients had infection. The others had a wide variety of apparent causes for the thickening which include obstruction, surgery, edema induced by chemicals and other processes. Vesicoureteral reflux was demonstrated in 50% of the patients studied by cystography. We concluded that renal pelvic thickening is a non-specific finding.
Keywords: Kidney Pelvis
Humans
Urinary Tract Infections
Vesico-Ureteral Reflux
Kidney Diseases
Hypertrophy
Fibrosis
Postoperative Complications
Radionuclide Imaging
Ultrasonography
Retrospective Studies
Follow-Up Studies
Prospective Studies
Adolescent
Child
Child, Preschool
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Female
Male
Rights: © Springer-Verlag 1992
DOI: 10.1007/BF02013503
Appears in Collections:Aurora harvest 7
Medical Sciences publications

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.