Kidney stones were once thought of as an adult diagnosis, but kidney stones in children have been on the rise for the past few decades. A number of factors contribute to the increase of kidney stones in children, including diet, family history and not drinking enough fluids.
Born with a dilated kidney, Will was later diagnosed with ureteropelvic junction obstruction. His parents took him to CHOP for robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery and later treatment for kidney stones.
Learn more about what sets CHOP apart in treating kids with kidney stones, and why you should choose our Pediatric Kidney Stone Center to manage your child’s care.