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Sonographic Biometry of Normal Kidney Dimensions among School-age Children in Nsukka, Southeast Nigeria

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.010
Pages: 
46–53
Synopsis: 
Some kidney diseases are usually associated with changes in kidney size. Sonographic determination of pathologic changes in the size of the kidneys necessitates knowing the normal ranges of kidney lengths especially with respect to height in school-age children.

ABSTRACT

Background: Some kidney diseases are usually associated with changes in kidney size.

Objective: To determine sonographically the normal limits and percentile curves of the kidney dimensions according to age, gender and somatometric parameters among school-age children.

Accepted: 
25 Mar, 2013
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e-Published: 17 Mar, 2014
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