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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Bedwetting is then diagnosed as primary enuresis if the child is over 5 years and has never stopped bedwetting, and is referred to as secondary enuresis if the child had stopped for at least 6 months and then started again.
In secondary enuresis, wetting occurs only occasionally, after a dry spell of six months or more.
Secondary enuresis noctuma was present in 2 children (a 6.
NMNE was more common compared with MNE, may imply that family dysfunction is an important associated factor in NMNE and in secondary enuresis.
Another type of enuresis, known as Secondary Enuresis, often occurs in children who are enduring trauma or stress.