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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 282-284
Renal abscess in a child with sickle cell anemia


Department of Pediatrics, Mahatma Ghandi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

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Amar M Taksande
Department of Pediatrics, Mahatma Ghandi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra-442102
India
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Renal abscess is rare in children and the usual presenting features include fever, lumbar pain, abdominal pain and occasional flank mass. Renal ultrasonography facilitates an early diagnosis and helps in percutaneous drainage. We herewith report on a child with sickle cell anemia who developed a renal abscess.


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