Vesicoureteric reflux VUR is the term for the abnormal flow of urine from the bladder into the upper urinary tract and is typically encountered in young children. For grading of vesicoureteric reflux, please refer to vesicoureteric reflux grading. Reflux from the bladder into the upper urinary tract predisposes to pyelonephritis by allowing entry of bacteria to the usually sterile upper tract. As such the diagnosis is first suspected after urinary tract infection in a young child. Vesicoureteric reflux may be an isolated abnormality or associated with other congenital anomalies including:.
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Iatreia [online]. ISSN This is a descriptive, retrospective work, carried out with information registered at the pediatric nephrology service by one of the authors VPE on children younger than 17 years, with the diagnosis of VUR. The most important registered characteristics were reviewed, and the findings were as follows: In Our findings, similar to those reported by other authors, allow us to insist on the need for adequate management of children with VUR, because of the risk of developing high blood pressure and chronic renal failure.
Better diagnostic systems for VUR and renal scarring, the progress of information diffusion, and the medical interest on this subject are opportunities for making earlier diagnoses, and opportune and proper treatment of these children. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.
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Tratamiento del reflujo vesicoureteral en niños con mielomeningocele
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Iatreia [online]. ISSN This is a descriptive, retrospective work, carried out with information registered at the pediatric nephrology service by one of the authors VPE on children younger than 17 years, with the diagnosis of VUR. The most important registered characteristics were reviewed, and the findings were as follows: In