Copyright ©The Author(s) 2015.
World J Clin Pediatr. May 8, 2015; 4(2): 25-29
Published online May 8, 2015. doi: 10.5409/wjcp.v4.i2.25
Table 1 The prevalence of pyuria in patients with Kawasaki disease
Ref.No. of patients with pyuria /No. of total patientsThe percent of patients with pyuria
Yamamoto et al[12]8/2334.8
Melish et al[14]10/1662.5
Barone et al[15]13/2748.1
Wirojanan et al[16]23/7033
Watanabe et al[17]10/2343.5
Perrin et al[18]45.4
Shike et al[19]106/13579.8
Sepahi et al[20]32/4768.1
Liu et al[21]44/14530.3
Choi et al[22]40/13330
Soleimani et al[23]17/4736.2
Table 2 Causes of sterile pyuria in children
Infectious causes
Partially treated bacterial UTI
UTI in the presence of urinary obstruction
Renal tuberculosis
Renal abscess
Renal tuberculosis
Inflammation near the ureter or bladder (appendicitis, Crohn disease)
Febrile disorders other than UTI
Noninfectious causes
Kidney and urinary tract anomalies
Interstitial nephritis
Systemic lupus erythematosus
Interstitial cystitis
Kawasaki disease