Normal kidney length and kidney volume depends on the childs age. Assessing the size and volume (length x width x depth x 0.5 = ml) of the kidney by ultrasound is necessary for diagnostic evaluation and follow-up for congenital or aquired kidney disease.
Kidney percentiles for both kidneys according to: Deeg, Weitzel et al.: Die Ultraschalluntersuchung des Kindes, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg u. a., 1997
Percentiles for kidney volume according to: Scholbach, Weizel: Body-Surface-Area Related Renal Volume: A Common Range from Birth to Adulthood; Scientifica, 2012
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