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Duck Geun Kwon  (Kwon DG) 1 Article
Original Article
Discordant findings on dimercaptosuccinic acid scintigraphy in children with multi-detector row computed tomography-proven acute pyelonephritis
Jeongmin Lee, Duck Geun Kwon, Se Jin Park, Ki-Soo Pai
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2011;54(5):212-218.   Published online May 31, 2011
Purpose

The diagnosis of acute pyelonephritis (APN) is often difficult, as its clinical and biological manifestations are non-specific in children. If not treated quickly and adequately, however, APN may cause irreversible renal damage, possibly leading to hypertension and chronic renal failure. We were suspecting the diagnostic value of 99mTc-dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) scan by experiences and so compared the results of DMSA...

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