Which physical exam findings are associated with pediatric urinary tract infection (UTI)?

Updated: Mar 19, 2019
  • Author: Donna J Fisher, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Physical examination findings in pediatric patients with UTI can be summarized as follows:

  • Costovertebral angle tenderness

  • Abdominal tenderness to palpation

  • Suprapubic tenderness to palpation

  • Palpable bladder

  • Dribbling, poor stream, or straining to void

See Clinical Presentation for more detail.

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