To Study the Clinico - etiological profile of urinary tract infection among children in outpatient and inpatient department
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 7, Pages 2451-2457
AbstractBackground & Method: The aim of this study is to Study the Clinico - etiological profile of urinary tract infection among children in outpatient and inpatient department. We had enrolled all the patients of Paediatric department who had either symptoms of UTI of 3months to 15years of age duringOctober 2019 to March 2021 with positive Urine R/M or Urine C/S History, clinical features, investigations and treatment given will be recorded as per Performa.
Result: Patients according to presenting complaints. Fever was seen in 176 (88%) patients, vomiting in 143 (71.5%) patients, abdominal pain in 137 (68.5%) patients, dysuria in 134 (67%) patients, constipation in 127 (63.5%) patients, frequency of urination in 122 (61%) patients, failure to thrive in 42 (21%) patients, urgency in 14 (7.0%) patients, hematuria in 9 (4.5%) patients, lethargy / dullness in 7 (3.5%) patients, enuresis in 3 (1.5%) patients and incontinence in 2 (1%) patients. Fever, vomiting, abdominal pain, dysuria, constipation and frequency of urination were the most common presenting complaints.
Conclusion: Fever was seen in (n 176) (88%) patients, vomiting in 71.5% (n 143 ) patients, abdominal pain in 68.5%(n 137 ) patients, followed by dysuria in 67%(n 134 ) patients, Fever, vomiting, abdominal pain, dysuria, constipation and frequency of urination were the most common presenting complaints. Renal abnormalities were seen in 8.5% (n 17 ) patients, neuromuscular problems was seen in 2.5%(n5 ) patients and voiding dysfunction was seen in 2%(n 4) patients.
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