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Infant shows enlarged kidney due to loss of cortico-medullary differentiation, dilated pvc system. Recovery process?

hi dr, left kedney is enlarged in size with loss of cortico medullary differentiation, pvc system are grossly dilated . this report generated by ultrasonography report, now my new born baby(son) 7 days under supervision our local dr and he suggest a investigation for renogram and said surgary would be better for your baby, now my question to you what is the process actualy to recovery the tretment.
Asked On : Fri, 7 Dec 2012
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Most likely your son will indeed require surgery for recovery of kidney function but this will depend on the cause of the problem. Unfortunately, a Renogram within one week of birth might not give an accurate picture and if your child has no fever and is feeding well, it might be better to hold on for this investigation to be done till your child reaches 3 months as then you are likely to get a true picture. I suggest this be done after you consult a good pediatric urologist straight away.
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