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      The Structure of the Pelvis in the Immature Human Kidney

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      Nephron

      S. Karger AG

      Vesico-ureteric reflux, Kidney, Neonate, Pelvis

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          Examination of the renal pelves of late fetal and neonatal kidneys shows that in about one quarter of the calyces examined the arrangement is similar to that in the rat, the outer medulla being separated from the calyceal cavity by a very thin epithelium. It is suggested that this presents a vulnerable area through which intrarenal damage can occur as a result of vesico-ureteric reflux in the immature kidney.

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          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1976
          1976
          28 November 2008
          : 16
          : 3
          : 205-212
          Affiliations
          Department of Anatomy, University College, and Department of Child Health, Welsh National School of Medicine, Cardiff
          Article
          180603 Nephron 1976;16:205–212
          10.1159/000180603
          942672
          © 1976 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 8
          Categories
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          Cardiovascular Medicine, Nephrology

          Pelvis, Neonate, Kidney, Vesico-ureteric reflux

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