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Vesicoureteral reflux



A young girl with a urinary tract infection. Is that all she has?

  1. APN: Antibiotic therapy
  2. APN: Causative organisms
  3. APN: Indications for admission
  4. Acute Pyelonephritis (APN)
  5. VUR: causes
  6. VUR: conservative management
  7. VUR: continuous antibiotic prophylaxis
  8. VUR: follow-up
  9. VUR: grades
  10. VUR: indications for renal scintigraphy
  11. VUR: indications for surgery
  12. Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR)
  13. Workup of recurrent urinary tract infections
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