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Research in Pediatrics & Neonatology

Kidney Matrix Stone in a Solitary Kidney

  • Open or CloseLakshmi Sundararajan1*, Heera Tharanendran1 and Ramesh Babu2

    1Department of Pediatric Surgery, CHILDS Trust Medical Research Foundation, Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital, India

    2Department of Pediatric Urology, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education & Reasearch, India

    *Corresponding author: Lakshmi Sundararajan, Department of Pediatric Surgery, CHILDS Trust Medical Research Foundation, Kanchi Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital, Chennai, India

Submission: February 02, 2021; Published: March 26, 2021

ISSN : 2576-9200
Volume5 Issue3

Abstract

A six-year-old boy with kidney matrix stones in solitary kidney is presented. Kidney matrix stones present in adults with atypical calcification on X-ray and CT, in the setting of recurrent urinary tract infections and instrumentation. These stones are not amenable to ESWL due to low calcium content. Complete stone clearance and prompt treatment of UTI are essential.

Keywords:Kidney; Matrix stones; Urolithiasis; Ureteroscopy; Pyelolithotomy; Children

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