Incidence and clinical manifestations of urinary system congenital malformations in children from district of Lublin
The purpose of the study was to estimate the incidence of urinary system congenital malformations and to analyze their clinical manifestations. The study comprised children hospitalized in the Department of Pediatric Nephrology, University Children's Hospital, Lublin, between 2000 and 2003. Urinary system congenital malformations were diagnosed in 16,2% of studied children. The most common urinary system congenital malformations was vesico-ureteral reflux (75,2%). The most common clinical manifestation was urinary tract infections, urinary incontinence and/or nocturnal enuresis, and abdominal pain. In 2% of patients, urinary system congenital anomalies were detected accidentally.