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[Etiology primary, monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis in children. Own research].
Med Wieku Rozwoj. 2013 Oct-Dec; 17(4):313-9.MW

Abstract

INTRODUCTION

Primary monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis is the most frequent (85%) type of enuresis in children. Establishing its causes enables the choice of effective therapy.

AIM

To establish the causes of primary, monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis in children on the basis of own investigations.

MATERIAL AND METHODS

The study concerned 47 children (36 boys and 21 girls) with primary, monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis aged from 5 years 5 months to 15.5 years. The patients were under the care of Nephrological Outpatient Clinic at the Institute of Mother and Child in the years 2009-2013. The detailed medical history, physical examination as well as laboratory investigations of blood and urine and radiological investigations of the urinary tract, were carried out.

RESULTS

The most frequent causes of nocturnal enuresis in the studied groups was destructor over-activity (55,3%). Other causes were: nocturnal polyuria (21,3%) and destructor overactivity together with polyuria (12,8%). In a lower percentile (10,6%) the causes of nocturnal enuresis were incorrect habits concerning drinking, time and amount of fluids taken before sleep and the lack of habits to pass urine before sleep.

CONCLUSIONS

1. Primary monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis is a significant underestimated problem. 2. Etiology of nocturnal enuresis in the developmental period has heterogenous origin and requires individual diagnostic and therapeutic approach. 3. Obtained results of investigations conclude that primary monosymtomatic nocturnal enuresis is conditioned by concrete organic and not mental causes as is quite often suggested, and in this way stigmatizing the population in which this disorder is found.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Zdrojowa 46, 02-927 Warszawa, ebert-golabek@gmail.com.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

English Abstract
Journal Article

Language

pol

PubMed ID

24519773

Citation

Eberdt-Gołąbek, Bożena, et al. "[Etiology Primary, Monosymptomatic Nocturnal Enuresis in Children. Own Research]." Medycyna Wieku Rozwojowego, vol. 17, no. 4, 2013, pp. 313-9.
Eberdt-Gołąbek B, Zmysłowska K, Słowik M, et al. [Etiology primary, monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis in children. Own research]. Med Wieku Rozwoj. 2013;17(4):313-9.
Eberdt-Gołąbek, B., Zmysłowska, K., Słowik, M., & Hozyasz, K. (2013). [Etiology primary, monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis in children. Own research]. Medycyna Wieku Rozwojowego, 17(4), 313-9.
Eberdt-Gołąbek B, et al. [Etiology Primary, Monosymptomatic Nocturnal Enuresis in Children. Own Research]. Med Wieku Rozwoj. 2013 Oct-Dec;17(4):313-9. PubMed PMID: 24519773.
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TY - JOUR T1 - [Etiology primary, monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis in children. Own research]. AU - Eberdt-Gołąbek,Bożena, AU - Zmysłowska,Krystyna, AU - Słowik,Małgorzata, AU - Hozyasz,Kamil, PY - 2014/2/13/entrez PY - 2014/2/13/pubmed PY - 2014/3/14/medline SP - 313 EP - 9 JF - Medycyna wieku rozwojowego JO - Med Wieku Rozwoj VL - 17 IS - 4 N2 - INTRODUCTION: Primary monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis is the most frequent (85%) type of enuresis in children. Establishing its causes enables the choice of effective therapy. AIM: To establish the causes of primary, monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis in children on the basis of own investigations. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study concerned 47 children (36 boys and 21 girls) with primary, monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis aged from 5 years 5 months to 15.5 years. The patients were under the care of Nephrological Outpatient Clinic at the Institute of Mother and Child in the years 2009-2013. The detailed medical history, physical examination as well as laboratory investigations of blood and urine and radiological investigations of the urinary tract, were carried out. RESULTS: The most frequent causes of nocturnal enuresis in the studied groups was destructor over-activity (55,3%). Other causes were: nocturnal polyuria (21,3%) and destructor overactivity together with polyuria (12,8%). In a lower percentile (10,6%) the causes of nocturnal enuresis were incorrect habits concerning drinking, time and amount of fluids taken before sleep and the lack of habits to pass urine before sleep. CONCLUSIONS: 1. Primary monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis is a significant underestimated problem. 2. Etiology of nocturnal enuresis in the developmental period has heterogenous origin and requires individual diagnostic and therapeutic approach. 3. Obtained results of investigations conclude that primary monosymtomatic nocturnal enuresis is conditioned by concrete organic and not mental causes as is quite often suggested, and in this way stigmatizing the population in which this disorder is found. UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/24519773/[Etiology_primary_monosymptomatic_nocturnal_enuresis_in_children__Own_research]_ DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -