Urinary Tract Infections in Children with Horseshoe Kidneys: A Single-Center with 5 Years Experience


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Bulum B. , Tekcan D., Genc G., Ozkaya O.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION, vol.9, no.3, pp.108-113, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/ced.2015.2032
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION
  • Page Numbers: pp.108-113

Abstract

Objective: Horseshoe kidneys is the most common congenital fusion abnormality of the urinary tract. Patients with this anomaly have additional urological or systemic abnormalities. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the clinical and radiological features, additional abnormalities, and frequency of urinary tract infection (UTI) of patients with horseshoe kidneys who were admitted to our clinic over the last 5 years and followed-up at our institution.