uropathy


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uropathy

 [u-rop´ah-the]
any disease in the urinary tract.

u·rop·a·thy

(yū-rop'ă-thē),
Any disorder involving the urinary tract.
[uro- + G. pathos, suffering]

uropathy

/urop·a·thy/ (u-rop´ah-the) any disease or other pathologic change in the urinary tract.

uropathy

[yoo͡rop′əthē]
Etymology: Gk, ouron + pathos, disease
any disease or abnormal condition of any structure of the urinary tract. uropathic, adj.

ur·op·a·thy

(yūr-op'ă-thē)
Any disorder involving the urinary tract.
[uro- + G. pathos, suffering]

ur·op·a·thy

(yūr-op'ă-thē)
Any disorder involving the urinary tract.
[uro- + G. pathos, suffering]

uropathy

any disease in the urinary tract.

Patient discussion about uropathy

Q. Has anyone ever had Epididymitis? I was just diagnosed with it and want to know what to expect. Thanks

A. i had an ultrasound done once before,it revealed nothing was wrong,then i had a lower gi,it also showed nothing,at the present moment,my testicules are swollen a little,
slight pain,tenderness,problems with urination,and not
urinating very often,feel as if i"m not completing my
urination,feels like i have a bladder infection,with
an epididymis infection,this makes the 7th time i"ve
had this,i"d like to know why i keep getting it??? and
will it ever stay away??? is there a complete cure?
would a vasecemy cure it???

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Toyonaga J, Tsuruya K, Masutani K, et al: Hemorrhagic shock and obstructive uropathy due to a large rectus sheath hematoma in a patient on anticoagulant therapy.
Secondary causes of aldosterone insensitivity, such as a urinary tract infection, are excluded by a normal urine microscopy result, and culture and a normal renal ultrasound scan will exclude an obstructive uropathy.
One serious adverse event, obstructive uropathy in the setting of hematuria, was assessed to be possibly related to therapy by the investigator.
Renal aspergillosis giving rise to obstructive uropathy and recurrent anuric renal failure.
myeloma) Viral (not HIV) * Hepatitis B ++ ++ + * Hepatitis C +/- +/- Renovascular * + ++ +/- ++ Obstructive uropathy + + + ++ ([dagger]) Chronic pyelonephritis ++ + +/- ++ Renal calculi ++ + +/- +++ Toxicity (medication) +++ + + +++ ([double dagger]) ADPKD = autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease; PSGN = post-streptococcal glomerular nephritis; RTA = renal tubular acidosis; SLE = systemic lupus erythematosus; +/-, +, ++, +++ = frequency of diagnosis.
We see a fair number of patients referred to us for "kidney failure" and we rule out some sort of obstructive uropathy and then refer them to nephrologists.
2) Complications of foreign bodies include recurrent urinary tract infections, calcification, obstructive uropathy, scrotal gangrene, vesicovaginal fistula and even death from sepsis.
6,11(pt3,sec3,p104)) Patients may report hematuria or flank pain, or present with obstructive uropathy.
7%) represent the group most vulnerable to UTI, (ii) Male gender is clearly a risk factor towards acquiring UTI in infancy, (iii) not surprisingly, majority of culture positive cases were diagnosed in patients attending paediatric surgery OPDs, as a complication of PUV, VUR, other congenital abnormalities, neurogenic bladder and obstructive uropathy.
Unilateral obstructive uropathy does not require any prenatal intervention as long as the other kidney is functioning.
Computed tomography (CT) revealed left renal and proximal ureteral stones with chronic obstructive uropathy.