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My infant son's ultrasound showed thinning of cortex in right kidney. Is this dangerous?

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
Pediatrics
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Thinning of cortex indicates decrease in structures important to kidney function; associated with lower urinary tract disorders in 50% of cases; is 1.5 times more common in males; can be associated w/ congenital anomalies of other organs in 30%. More info needed to formulate any conclusions about your son's prognosis. Follow-up w/ your doctor for answers

In brief: Follow-up W/ Doctor

Your son's age, specific details not given.
Thinning of cortex indicates decrease in structures important to kidney function; associated with lower urinary tract disorders in 50% of cases; is 1.5 times more common in males; can be associated w/ congenital anomalies of other organs in 30%. More info needed to formulate any conclusions about your son's prognosis. Follow-up w/ your doctor for answers
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