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Urinary and Genital Disorders (Children)

Will my child be o.k?

09/11/2007

Question:

I went for my 18th week ultra-sound today, everything looks fine, but the doctor says he wants to do another ultra-sound in a couple of weeks because of a flat artery on his left kidney, What is this?

Answer:

I do not know what your doctor is describing. Please feel free to write back after the follow-up sonogram, and in the meantime, ask him or her what that means.

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Response by:

Jack S Elder, MD, FACS, FAAP Jack S Elder, MD, FACS, FAAP
Clinical Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University