The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 66, Issue 3, pp 425–438 | Cite as

Enuresis: Current concepts

  • Donald E. Greydanus
  • Alfonso D. Torres
  • Debra M. O'Donnell
  • Arthur N. Feinberg
Symposium: Behavioural Pediatrics — I


Incontinence disorders are an important group of problems that clinicians manage in children and adolescents. This paper reviews the physiology of micturition, the epidemiology of enuresis, etiologic concepts of incontinence disorders, a general clinical approach to enuretic patients, laboratory evaluation and general principles of management. Neurological and nephrological concepts of enuresis are emphasized in this discussion.

Key words

Enuresis Evaluation Management Medications 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald E. Greydanus
    • 1
  • Alfonso D. Torres
    • 1
  • Debra M. O'Donnell
    • 1
  • Arthur N. Feinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Pediatrics & Human Development, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Pediatrics Programme DirectorMSU/Kalamazoo Centre Medical StudiesKalamazooUSA

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