Genitourinary Disorders. Jan Bazner-Chandler CPNP, CNS, MSN, RN. Urinary Tract Infection. Most common serious bacterial infection in infants and children Highest frequency in infancy Uncircumcised males have a ten-fold incidence . Etiology. Anatomic abnormalities
CPNP, CNS, MSN, RN
Etiology is not know, it is felt to be the result of an alteration of the glomerular membrane, making it permeable to plasma proteins (especially albumin).
BUN and Creatinine normal unless renal damage
produces a characteristic
“moon face” appearance.