Persistent renal cortical scintigram defects in children 2 years after urinary tract infection

@article{Ditchfield2004PersistentRC,
  title={Persistent renal cortical scintigram defects in children 2 years after urinary tract infection},
  author={Michael R. Ditchfield and Keith Grimwood and David J. Cook and Harley Robert Powell and Robert D. Sloane and Sanjeev Gulati and John F. de Campo},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={34},
  pages={465-471}
}
Background: Renal cortical scintigraphic studies challenge the role of vesicoureteric reflux in renal scar development, emphasizing instead the part played by acute pyelonephritis. Objective: To determine the prevalence of renal cortical defects in a child cohort 2 years after the child’s first diagnosed urinary tract infection and to analyze the relationship of these defects with acute illness variables, primary vesicoureteric reflux and recurrent infections. Materials and methods: In a… CONTINUE READING
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