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Ureteric sludge syndrome.
  1. R Nicholson,
  2. I Hewitt,
  3. A Kam
  1. Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Western Australia.


    Four cases of a form of obstructive uropathy previously unreported in children are described. All presented with oligoanuria and either flank pain or fluid retention and had evidence of crystalline sludge in their lower ureters. Three cases had an underlying crystalluria.

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