Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1970;13(2):89-92.
Published online February 28, 1970.
A Case of Congenital Ginant Hydronephrosis
Byung Yub Lee1, Joo Ryong Kim1, Duk Jin Yun1, Jin Moo Lee2, Po Suk Pai3
1Department of Pediatrics Yonsei University College of Medicine Seoul, Korea
2Department of Urology Yonsei University College of Medicine Seoul, Korea
3Department of Pathology Yonsei University College of Medicine Seoul, Korea
小兒의 先天性 巨大水賢藍1 例
李炳懷1, 金周龍1, 尹德鎭1, 李鎭藏2, 裵寶右3
1延世大學校醫科大學 小兒科學敎室
2延世大學校醫科大學 秘尿器科學敎室
3延世大學校醫科大學 病理學敎室
Hydronephrosis characterized by dilatation of the renal pelvis and calyces, and atrophy of renal parenchyma secondary to stenosis or obstruction of urinary outflow tract. Yang has defined that giant hydronephrosis contained much amount of fluid such as 400~500 cc in the infant and 500~700 cc from 1 to 5 years of age. There are few literatures about giant hydronephrosis even through adult case in Korea. We have found recently a congenital giant hydronephrosis of left kindney which deveroped in 1 year and 11 months old Korean boy. It was removed surgically and the amount of fluid was 550 cc. It is :the first reported case of congenital giant hydronephrosis of childhood in Korea.

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