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Occult Chronic Functional Constipation: An Overlooked Cause of Reversible Hydronephrosis in Childhood

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.429
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399-402
Synopsis: 
The present study showed that hydronephrosis may be secondary to occult constipation. The hydronephrosis was resolved after the treatment with laxatives. Prompt diagnosis is instrumental to avoid unnecessary investigations and procedures.

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Objective: To find out if there was any relationship between occult chronic functional constipation and transient hydronephrosis.

Accepted: 
11 Sep, 2015
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e-Published: 15 Mar, 2016
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