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The Journal of Internal Korean Medicine > Volume 21(4); 2000 > Article
The Journal of Internal Korean Medicine 2000;21(4): 683-686.
방광요관역류를 동반한 재발성 요로감염 환자 1례
최기림, 이진신, 이병철, 장원만, 안영민, 안세영, 두호경
경희대학교 한의과대학 내과학교실
A Case of Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection with Vesicoureteral Reflux
Ki-Lim Choi, Jin-Sin Lee, Byung-Cheol Lee, Won-Man Jang, Young-Min Ahn, Se-Young Ahn, Ho-Kyung Doo
Dept. of Internal Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Kyunghee University
Correspondence  Ki-Lim Choi ,
  Published online: November 30, 2000.
ABSTRACT
Vesicoureteral reflux(VUR) is a state that urine regurge from bladder to ureter and kidney because of congenital, structural, functional abnormality of ureterovesical junction and lower urinary tract than bladder. It may be the primary cause of recurrent urinary tract infection(UTI) in chindhood. If urine regurge with UTI, it can cause renal damage, leading to scar formation, hypertension, chronic renal failure. But upper complications can be prevented by early diagnosis and proper treatment of VUR and UTI, so clinician must focus on them in treatment of VUR. We had experienced a case of recurrent UTI with VUR regardless of consistent antibiotics therapy in 7 years old boy. Chief complain was urinary frequency. The symptom of urinary frequency was successfully treated by herb medicine(Gamijihwag-tang). So, we report this case with a brief review of related literatures.
Key words: Vesicoureteral reflux, Gamijihwang-tang
Key words: 방광요관역류, 가미지황탕
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