Giant hydronephrosis in children.

@article{Crooks1979GiantHI,
  title={Giant hydronephrosis in children.},
  author={K K Crooks and W Hardy Hendren and Robin Pfister},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1979},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={844-50}
}
Twenty pediatric patients with giant hydronephrosis were reviewed. This was defined as a kidney that occupied a hemiabdomen, met or crossed the midline, and was at least 5 vertebrae in length. The majority (16) were cases with ureteropelvic junction obstruction. In 2 cases, the primary pathology was obstructive megaureter. In 2 cases, the infants had severe urethral valves with massive upper tract dilatation. In 6 patients with a normal contralateral kidney, nephrectomy was performed. In one… CONTINUE READING

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