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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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CASE REPORT Table of Contents   
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 346-348
Urofacial syndrome


1 Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan
2 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan

Correspondence Address:
Kamal F Akl
Associate Professor, Jordan University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine University of Jordan, P.O. Box 831373, Amman 11183
Jordan
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The urofacial syndrome is characterized by functional obstructive uropathy asso­ciated with an inverted smile. The importance of the subject is that it sheds light, not only on the muscles of facial expression, but also on the inheritance of voiding disorders and lower urinary tract malformations. We report a 10-year-old-male patient who had the urofacial syndrome. Early diagnosis of the urofacial syndrome is important to avoid upper urinary tract damage and renal failure.


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