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Bilateral ureteropelvic junction disruption in a 5-year-old boy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18926202     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ureteral injuries represent less than 1% of all traumatic genitourinary injuries. The rarity of traumatic ureteral injury is at least in part because the ureters are relatively well protected in the retroperitoneum. Ureteral injuries after blunt trauma are not common, and bilateral disruption of the ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) has only been previously reported in just one child. This is the first documented case of operative ureteral repair of bilateral complete UPJ disruption with double J ureteral stents in a child.
Kaan Sönmez; Ramazan Karabulut; Zafer Türkyilmaz; S Cüneyt Karakuş; A Can Başaklar
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  43     ISSN:  1531-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2008 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-10-17     Completed Date:  2009-02-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e35-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Gazi University, Ankara 06500, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Accidents, Traffic
Anastomosis, Surgical
Anuria / etiology*
Child, Preschool
Diagnostic Errors
Intestinal Perforation
Jejunum / injuries
Kidney Failure, Acute / diagnosis
Kidney Pelvis / injuries*,  surgery
Multiple Trauma
Postoperative Complications / etiology,  surgery
Spleen / injuries
Ureter / injuries*,  surgery
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / etiology,  surgery*

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