Cortical scintigraphy in the evaluation of renal parenchymal changes in children with pyelonephritis.

@article{Benador1994CorticalSI,
  title={Cortical scintigraphy in the evaluation of renal parenchymal changes in children with pyelonephritis.},
  author={D Benador and Nadine Benador and D. O. Slosman and D. Nussl{\'e} and Bernadette Mermillod and Eric Girardin},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1994},
  volume={124 1},
  pages={17-20}
}
We designed a prospective study to evaluate the ability of dimercaptosuccinic acid cortical scintigraphy and ultrasonography to detect renal parenchymal lesions in children with pyelonephritis. One hundred eleven patients 1 week to 16 years of age (median 5.5 months) with a urine culture positive for pathogens were included in the study; cortical scintigraphy and ultrasonography were repeated in 25 children after a mean follow-up of 10.5 months. Cortical scintigraphy showed renal changes in 74… CONTINUE READING

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