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Distal vaginal atresia resulting in obstructive uropathy accompanied by acute renal failure

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Children with hydrometrocolpos due to distal vaginal atresia may present with severe obstructive uropathy. Here we report a 27-day-old infant with a hydrometrocolpos causing life-threatening renal failure. Percutaneous drainage of the hydrometrocolpos resulted in dramatically improved clinical and laboratory findings in the patient.

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Dursun, I., Gunduz, Z., Kucukaydın, M. et al. Distal vaginal atresia resulting in obstructive uropathy accompanied by acute renal failure. Clin Exp Nephrol 11, 244–246 (2007).

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