Ultrasonography Determination of Renal Stones with Flank Pain Among Children at Radiology Department of Children Hospital Lahore, Pakistan

  • Muhammad Zubair University Institute of Radiological Sciences and Medical Imaging Technologies, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Lahore, Pakistan H# 791-A, Sher shah colon, Raiwind Road, Lahore, Pakistan, Contact# 00923129898245
  • Maryam Javed University Institute of Radiological Sciences and Medical Imaging Technologies, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Lahore, Pakistan
  • Amna Javed University Institute of Radiological Sciences and Medical Imaging Technologies, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Lahore, Pakistan
  • Midrarullah khan Department UIRSMIT (FAHS), The University of Lahore , Pakistan
  • Noraiz Ali Department UIRSMIT (FAHS), The University of Lahore , Pakistan
  • Zafar Iqbal Department UIRSMIT (FAHS), The University of Lahore , Pakistan
  • Mishal Javaid
Keywords: Ultrasonography, Flank Pain, Kidney Stones, Symptomatic


Background : In children kidney stones are a standout amongst the majority widely recognized persistent kidney disease in kids. The most widely recognized indication of urolithiasis is stomach ache, in adult plainly particular as colicky ache, in babies and kids. Radiographic assessment of a patient through flank ache analyzes the reason for the ache. Ultrasonography (US) can recognize 90% of stones present in the kidney. Objective:  To evaluate the ultrasonography determination of renal stones with flank pain among children. Place And Duration: The duration of stud was from 01 March to 01 September 2019 at Children Hospital Lahore, Pakistan. Method And Meterial : A cross sectional observational study was included 140 patient’s coming for abdominal and KUB ultrasonography to radiology department of Children Hospital, Lahore. The patients were chosen through convenient sampling technique. All the examined patients including men and women among kids of age ranging from 1 to 16 years. Results: Overall 140 patients are included in this research. Out of 140 patients men were 92(65.7%) and women were 48(34.3%) in this study population. In 140 patients, 47(33.6%) were identified with kidney stones and 93(66.4%) were recognized without kidney stones. Out of 140 individuals 76(54.3%) patients contained ache and in 48(34.3%) pain is radiating the remaining 16(11.4%) had no pain. Conclusion: Ultrasonography is extremely helpful in the evaluation of nephrolithiasis with flank ache amongst children.


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