Urinary Tract Infections

  • William A. KennedyII
  • Linda M. Dairiki Shortliffe
Part of the Atlas of Clinical Urology book series (ACU)


During the past 15 years, new imaging techniques and biologic probes have given further insight into the natural history and pathogenesis of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children. UTIs are one of the common causes of fever in infants and young children. These infections are probably the most common cause for renal parenchymal loss in children. Thus, the goal of managing UTIs in children is based on the early identification of factors that may increase the risk of renal parenchymal and functional loss.


Urinary Tract Infection Vesicoureteral Reflux Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection Renal Scarring Acute Pyelonephritis 
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