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Urinary and Genital Disorders (Children)

Low Platelets



My daughter is 3 days old. Her platelets are low and the doctors can`t figure out why. She was born with 2 urinary tubes. How is this treated?


The finding of 2 ureters is unrelated to the platelet issue. The double ureter is found in 1 in 125 individuals. Depending on whether there is significant urinary tract enlargement (hydronephrosis), other tests may be necessary, such as follow-up ultrasounds, a voiding cystourethrogram, or a kidney scan.

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