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

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

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION, vol.9, no.3, pp.108-113, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier


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.