secondary enuresis


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secondary enuresis

Etymology: L, secundus, second; Gk, enourein, to urinate
enuresis in an older child who has demonstrated bedtime control for a year or more. It is typically the result of psychological stress but also may be an early sign of an organic disorder, such as diabetes mellitus.

secondary enuresis

Enuresis in a child with no history of incontinence for 6 months or more.
See also: enuresis
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Evidence is also available that shows secondary enuresis is a symptom even in adults with OSAS and that these symptoms can be alleviated with proper treatment.
Secondary enuresis can occur when a child is under stress, is feeling unwell, or is generally feeling a bit run down or has a medical condition.