Ultrasonographic diagnosis of urinary calculus caused by melamine in children.

@article{Jia2009UltrasonographicDO,
  title={Ultrasonographic diagnosis of urinary calculus caused by melamine in children.},
  author={Liqun Jia and Ying Shen and Xiao-man Wang and Le-jian He and Yue Xin and Yan-xiu Hu},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={122 3},
  pages={252-6}
}
BACKGROUND Intake of melamine can cause renal and ureteral lithiasis in infants and children. The present study aimed to understand the value of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of renal and ureteral lithiasis in infants and young children caused by melamine, and the characteristics of ultrasonograms of melamine-associated calculi. METHODS Ultrasonographic examination on the urinary system was performed for 28 332 children who ingested milk powder that was possibly tainted with melamine; 395… CONTINUE READING
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