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My nine year old daughter has a bilateral pelviectasis. Suggest me the remedy

my nine year old daughter had a renal ultrasound that showed she had bilateral pelviectasis. what is then and what can be done about it my nine year old daughter had a renal ultrasound that showed she had bilateral pelviectasis. what is this and what can be done about it
Asked On : Wed, 23 Feb 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
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you please take immediate consultation with urosurgeon and get your baby examined and other tests done
he will be the best person to guide you regarding your daughter's management
the condition is dilation of the pelvis of kidney with its ill effects on the kidney renal functions should be evaluated and treatment procedures determined
hoping your daughter gets best treatment and be cured
Answered: Thu, 24 Feb 2011
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Pediatrician Dr. Santosh Y.Patil's  Response
yelectasis is a dilation of the renal pelvis. The term is derived from the prefix pyelo- meaning "pelvis" and ectasia meaning "dilation or distension". It is a relatively common ultrasound finding and is three times more common in male fetuses. In most cases pyelectasis resolves normally, having no ill effects on the baby. The significance of pyelectasis in fetuses is not clear. It was thought to be a marker for obstruction, but in most cases it resolves spontaneously. In some studies it has been shown to appear and disappear several times throughout the course of pregnancy. There is some discussion about what degree of pyelectasis is considered severe enough to warrant further investigation and most authorities use 6mm as the cut-off point.
Answered: Wed, 23 Feb 2011
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