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The neonate 

The neonate
Chapter:
The neonate
Author(s):

Lesley Rees

, Paul A. Brogan

, Detlef Bockenhauer

, and Nicholas J.A. Webb

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199601370.003.0033
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date: 15 October 2019

The fetus and birth 44

‘Bright’ kidneys 45

Neonatal disorders of fluid balance 46

Renal venous thrombosis 47

Kidney development commences at 5 weeks gestation. By week 9 the first glomeruli are formed and by week 34 nephrogenesis ceases, when there are around 1 million glomeruli in each kidney. A bladder is detectable by week 9, and thereafter fetal urine contributes to over 90% of liquor volume....

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