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Three Cases of Calyceal Diverticulum in Children.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1984;27(6):610-615.
Published online June 30, 1984.
Three Cases of Calyceal Diverticulum in Children.
Seon Ock Khang, Tae Jin Park, Woo Gill Lee
Department of Pediatrics, Hanyang University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Calyceal Diverticulum 3例
강선옥, 박태진, 이우길
한양대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Abstract
A calyceal diverticulum, relatively rare lesion, is a cystic urine-containing cavity within the renal parenchyma, which is lined by transitional epithelium and communicates with the pelvis or a calyx through a narrow channel. Usually, they are asymptomatic and frequently discovered incidentally during radiological studies for other conditions. Three cases of calyceal diverticulum were presented, which were detected incidentally during intravenous pyelography on children with urinary tract infection (Case 1) and nocturnal enuresis (Case 2 and 3). A brief review of the literatures pertinent to this subject was done.
Key Words: Calyceal diverticulum, Nocturnal enuresis, Urinary tract infection


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