The sex variable in childhood urinary-tract infection.

  title={The sex variable in childhood urinary-tract infection.},
  author={S L Bahna and K. H. Torp},
  journal={Acta paediatrica Scandinavica},
  volume={64 4},
Sex differences in childhood urinary-tract infection have been looked for by reviewing the medical records of all patients who were admitted to one medical centre during a certain time period. There were 240 patients; 26 males and 214 females, all under 14 years of age. The disease in boys-as compared with that in girls-was found to be characterized by an earlier onset, a shorter delay in diagnosis, and a shorter duration; but a higher frequency of malformations, a greater number of… CONTINUE READING

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