Reflux Nephropathy and Vesico-Ureteric Reflux in Children - Radionuclide Technique

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Kemas Firman


Reflux nephropathy is defined as 'renal scarring' associated with vesica-ureteral reflux (VUR) and consists of calyceal clubbing or deformity with overlying corticomedullary scarring. The older terms chronic pyelonephritis and chronic atrophic pyelonephritis should be strictly defined as a persistent or recurrent bacterial infection of the kidney involving the renal parenchyma and the pelvi-calyceal system with exudation of inflammatory cells.

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Firman K. Reflux Nephropathy and Vesico-Ureteric Reflux in Children - Radionuclide Technique. PI [Internet]. 28Jan.2019 [cited 25Jul.2021];32(3-4):100-. Available from:
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