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Are we requesting too many DMSA scans?
  1. A H SACKEY
  1. Leighton Hospital
  2. Middlewich Road, Crewe CW1 4QJ, UK
  3. email: ahsackey@lineone.net

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    Editor,—The recent article by Christianet al highlights the value of clinical features in assessing the risk of renal scarring and therefore the need for dimerceptosuccinic acid (DMSA) scan after urinary tract infection (UTI).1 We recently performed a case note study to assess the recording of fever, malaise, recurrent UTI, and urine culture results in children investigated with DMSA scan after UTI. Between April 1996 …

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