Urinalysis in children with epididymitis.

  title={Urinalysis in children with epididymitis.},
  author={Lutz Alexander Graumann and H. G. Dietz and Maximilian Stehr},
  journal={European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie},
  volume={20 4},
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to examine the diagnostic and therapeutic yield of urine tests in epididymitis in children. Recently, urine examination in prepubertal epididymitis has been described as having little value for diagnostic or treatment. Yet, although urine cultures are often sterile, in clinical practice prepubertal boys with epididymitis are often treated with antibiotics. MATERIAL AND METHODS A retrospective analysis of all boys with 1-episode epididymitis presenting to a… CONTINUE READING

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