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Journal of the Korean Society of Pediatric Nephrology 2012;16(1): 58-62. doi: https://doi.org/10.3339/jkspn.2012.16.1.58
조기 항생제 치료에도 불구하고 신농양으로 진행한 영아 요로감염 1례
홍은영, 이지현, 정아영, 이정원
1한림대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
2한림대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
3한림대학교 의과대학 영상의학과교실
4한림대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
A Case of Infantile Urinary Tract Infection that Progressed to Renal Abscess Despite Early Antibi otic Treatment
Eun-Young Hong, Ji-Hyun Lee, Ah-Young Jung, Jung-Won Lee
1Department of Pediatrics, Hallym University College of Medicine
2Department of Pediatrics, Hallym University College of Medicine
3Department of Radiology, Hallym University College of Medicine
4Department of Pediatrics, Hallym University College of Medicine
Received: March 2, 2012;  Accepted: April 18, 2012.
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ABSTRACT
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is most commonly diagnosed bacterial infection in febrile infants. Renal abscess is a very rare complication of UTI in children. Early diagnosis and treatment with appropriate antibiotics are important because renal scar correlates positively with the time of treatment. Renal ultrasonography and abdominal computerized tomography facilitates an earlier diagnosis and is also useful in establishing percutaneous drainage. Extended broad spectrum antibiotics therapy alone can be effective in most types of renal abscesses in infant, but some antibiotics-resistant cases need surgical drainage or nephrectomy. We report a case of a infant UTI, that progressed to renal abscess despite early antibiotic treatment and was treated with US guided percutaneous needle aspiration.
Key words: Urinary tract infection | Renal abscess | Infant | Vesicoureteral reflux
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