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Vol 38 No 5

A pediatrician’s dilemma: Understanding, diagnosing, and treating antenatal hydronephrosis

May 17, 2021

Antenatal hydronephrosis (ANH), also referred to as urinary tract dilation, is one of the most confounding challenges to the practicing pediatrician. When dealing with newborns and children with ANH, pediatricians face understanding the significance of the degree of hydronephrosis, risk assessment, prenatal and postnatal management, and the use of prophylactic antibiotics.