Volume 57, Issue 4 (9 1999)                   Tehran Univ Med J 1999, 57(4): 33-40 | Back to browse issues page

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Esfahani S, Madani A, Tashviqi M, Ataee N, Mohseni P. Causes of end-stage renal disease in children. Tehran Univ Med J. 1999; 57 (4) :33-40
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Between 1990-97 two hundered children referred to our department with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) for renal replacement therapy. The ages of these children were 1-14 years (mean 8.14). There was no significant difference in incidence of ESRD between two sexes. We evaluated these children for the causes of ESRD. The most common causes were: Pylonephritis and congenital anomalies of urinary tract (35.5%), glomerular diseases (22.5%) and hereditary kidney diseases (13.5%).
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