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Constipation and reversible urinary tract abnormalities.
  1. R Dohil,
  2. E Roberts,
  3. K V Jones,
  4. H R Jenkins
  1. University of Wales, College of Medicine.


    Urinary tract anomalies were prospectively investigated with ultrasound in 29 children with functional constipation. These children were compared before and after treatment with 451 age matched healthy controls without constipation. The bladder residue and upper renal tract dilatation after micturition were significantly increased in the group with constipation and improved after treatment.

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