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Abstract

A case of familial vesicoureteral reflux occurring in a mother and daughter is presented. A review of the literature reveals 85 previous cases. Although the hereditary incidence of this abnormality has been overlooked in the past, it may be as high as 20 per cent. Careful analysis of families of patients with reflux is strongly advocated. Guidelines for investigation are set forth in order to find cases of silent reflux and to avoid the dangers of progressive renal damage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)514-518
Number of pages5
JournalUrology
Volume2
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1973

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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