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Naso-orbital Hemangioma
Joseph Junewick, MD FACR
over 11 years ago
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Anatomy: Genitourinary
Joseph Junewick, MD FACR
Diagnostic Category: Infectious-Inflammatory
Created: over 10 years ago
Updated: over 10 years ago
Tags: PEDS
Modality/Study Types: US
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1 month old former extremely premature infant.

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Clinical Notes

Blood culture reveals >250 cfu/ml.


US – Numerous bilateral nonshadowing hyperechoic medullary and intracollecting system foci.


Candida urinary tract infections in premature infants are much less common than previously and usually are related to hematogenous dissemination by central venous catheter or ascending infection of a bladder catheter.

Neonates with urinary tract infection may present with hypertension, oliguria, or anuria. Males are more commonly affected than females. Candida accounts for ~15% of urinary tract infections.

On sonography the kidneys may be enlarged, renal cortical echogenicity may be increased and non-shadowing echogenicities may be seen in the collecting systems; with treatment mycetomas may calcify or slowly dissolve. Candida of the urinary bladder may be manifest by mural thickening and/or intraluminal debris.


Fernbach SK. Infections. Caffey’s Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging, 11th Ed. Mosby-Elsevier (2008).

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