Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 154–155 | Cite as

Intra-renal reflux: a new cause of medullary hyperechogenicity?

  • F. Diard
  • A. Nicolau
  • S. Bernard
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A 5-month-old infant with untreated severe urinary tract infection and bilateral vesico-ureteral reflux, had diffuse intrarenal reflux and hyperechogenicity of the medulla of two normal sized kidneys. We discuss the hyperechogenicity of the medulla in relationship to the intrarenal reflux.


Public Health Urinary Tract Tract Infection Urinary Tract Infection Intrarenal Reflux 
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© Springer-Verlag 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Diard
    • 1
  • A. Nicolau
    • 1
  • S. Bernard
    • 1
  1. 1.Service de RadiologieHôpital des EnfantsBordeaux CedexFrance

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