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Urinary tract tuberculosis in a child with late presentation posterior urethral valves
Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Feb 2014 (Vol. 21, Issue 1, Pages( 7154 - 7156)
PMID: 24529021


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  • A case is reported of urinary tract tuberculosis in a 7-year-old boy with a history of late presentation posterior urethral valves. Persistent hydroureteronephrosis after valve ablation at the age of 5 years and a draining urinary fistula from the site where a suprapubic catheter had been inserted prior to valve surgery alerted to the possibility of urinary tract tuberculosis.

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