Korean J Urol.  1989 Aug;30(4):584-586.

Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy in a Child

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  • 1Department of Urology, Catholic University, Medical College, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

Percutaneous removal of renal and ureteral calculi has become an established and successful procedure in adults. We have performed percutaneous extraction of renal stone, in 4-year-old girl. She was discharged without specific complication and IVP was checked postoperatively at 3 months later. We report a case of renal stone treated by percutaneous nephrolithotomy.

Keyword

PNL; childhood

MeSH Terms

Adult
Child*
Child, Preschool
Female
Humans
Nephrostomy, Percutaneous*
Ureteral Calculi
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