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J Korean Soc Pediatr Nephrol. 2006 Apr;10(1):77-82. Korean. Case Report.
Park JR , Oh JW , Yoo HJ , Kim PK .
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Kwandong University, Koyang, Korea. heavendoctor@yahoo.co.kr
Abstract

Renal abscess in childhood is a rare disease, and generally treatment of renal abscesses in childhood follows the guidelines in adults. The guidelines of treatment of renal abscesses in adults include the following:renal abscesses smaller than 3 cm in size can be managed by antibiotics administration, while renal abscesses above 3 cm in size must be considered for percutaneous abscess drainage or open drainage. We experienced a case of a 2 year-old girl with multiple renal abscesses greater than 4 cm in size which resolved by oral antibiotics administration after 2 weeks of intravenous administration. We report this case with literature review.

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