Imaging in Urinary Tract Infections

  • Lil-Sofie Ording MullerEmail author
  • Freddy Avni
  • Michael Riccabona
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the most common bacterial infections in childhood, affecting 8 % of girls and 2 % during the first 8 years of life. Up to 6 months of age, the prevalence is higher in boys than in girls (see also chapter  “UTI and VUR”). In school age UTI is two- to fourfold more prevalent in girls and up to 5 % of all girls contract a UTI during their school years (Brandstrom and Hansson 2014).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lil-Sofie Ording Muller
    • 1
    Email author
  • Freddy Avni
    • 2
  • Michael Riccabona
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineUnit for Paediatric Radiology, Oslo University HospitalOsloNorway
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric RadiologyJeanne de Flandre Hospital, Lille University HospitalLilleFrance
  3. 3.Department of Radiology, Division of Pediatric RadiologyUniversity Hospital GrazGrazAustria

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