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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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Abstract

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.

Keywords

Public Health Urinary Tract Tract Infection Urinary Tract Infection Intrarenal Reflux 
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References

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    Ransley PG (1976) Opacification of the renal parenchyma in obstruction and reflux. Pediatr Radiol 4: 226PubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Garel L and Pariente D (1982) Le rein médical. In: Echographie pédiatrique, 2nd edn. Vigot, Paris p 227Google Scholar

Copyright information

© 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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