HGHN

AcronymDefinition
HGHNHuman Growth Hormone Normal (gene)
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It is important to note that the clinical utility of a VCUG in HGHN is not due to concern over UTI, rather it helps to distinguish an obstructive cause of AHN from one due to VUR, thus helping to tailor the frequency and type of serial imaging studies.
Bilateral HGHN requires more urgent consultation, including a VCUG to exclude PUV.
Relative indications for surgery include UTI, low DRF on initial renogram, palpable giant HN, concern over noncompliance with follow-up imaging protocols and family preference in cases of persistent HGHN requiring repeated renographic evaluation.