World Journal of Nephrology and Urology, ISSN 1927-1239 print, 1927-1247 online, Open Access
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Original Article

Volume 2, Number 2, November 2013, pages 55-59

Natural Course of Children With Dysplastic and Hypoplastic Kidney


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Involution rate of dysplatic kidneys.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Evolution of GFR values (mL/min/1.73 m2) in children with renal dysplasia and hypoplasia.


Table 1. Demographic Characteristics of the Patients
No. of patients48
Prenatal diagnosis25 (52%)
Affected kidney
  Right30 (62.5%)
  Left11 (22.9%)
  Bilateral7 (14.5%)
Compensatory hypertrophy11 (22.9%)
Associated abnormalities
  Hydronephrosis in contralateral kidney17 (35.4%)
  Vesicoureteral reflux6 (12.5%)
  Ureteropelvic junction obstruction1 (2%)
  Crossed renal ectopy1 (2%)
  Posterior urethral valve1 (2%)
  Neurogenic bladder3 (6.2%)
  Cardiomyopathy2 (4.1%)
  Down syndrome1 (2%)
  Pectus excavatum1 (2%)
  Hydrocele1 (2%)
  Cryptorchidism1 (2%)