Congenital urinary tract anomalies in pediatric renal trauma patients.

  title={Congenital urinary tract anomalies in pediatric renal trauma patients.},
  author={I Mcaleer and George W. Kaplan and Barry E Losasso},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={168 4 Pt 2},
  pages={1808-10; discussion 1810}
PURPOSE Congenital genitourinary tract anomalies occur commonly in the general population. Anomalous kidneys are thought to be more frequently injured by trauma than normal kidneys. We reviewed patients with renal injuries to determine the etiology, severity, associated injuries and associated congenital genitourinary abnormalities. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective review of renal injuries was performed on patients evaluated and/or admitted to the trauma service. Severity, outcome… CONTINUE READING