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August 1958

Pediatric Urology

Author Affiliations

El Dorado, Ark.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1958;96(2):222-228. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1958.02060060224013

Numerous pediatric urological cases are presented in a brief but concise manner by x-rays, color transparencies, and legends. Cases presented exemplify congenital anomalies, obstructive uropathy, infection, tumor, and trauma. This exhibit is especially valuable for the generalists and the pediatricians, as the indication for urological investigation is indicated in each case.

Many urological symptoms are overlooked in children only to reappear later, in adult life, associated with irreparable damage to part or all of the urinary tract. We believe that the relatively high incidence of pediatric urological pathology is frequently not generally realized, but proof of this high incidence is submitted by the fact that the following cases (with two exceptions), and numerous other cases not presented in this exhibit, were discovered in a four-year period in only three counties in Arkansas, with total population of only 130,000. The short history accompanying each case summarizes the presenting symptoms, physical findings,

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