Pediatric Urolithiasis in Srinagarind Hospital

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Kriengkrai Kovitangkoon
Sukachart Kirdpon
Suchart Aremitra

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Retropective studies of 53 cases of children who were admitted with urolithiasis in Srinagarind hospital during the period form January 1982 to June 1985 were performed. It revealed that male to female ratio was 2.17 : 1, the ages were 11 months to 15 years. The stones of the upper tract were found in 54.7%. Chief complaints of dysuria, back pain, flank pain and abdominal pain were frequent symptoms in both urinary tract stone. Serious complication of upper tract stones was renal failure (32.3%). Urinary tract infection was in about 52.4% of both tracts. Anatomical defect was found in one case from the ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Serum calcium and  phosphate were within normal level except level except for those cases of renal failure.

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