diurnal enuresis


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di·ur·nal en·u·re·sis

urinary accidents during wakefulness.
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diurnal enuresis

Urinary incontinence during the day. Its cause is usually pathological. It may be caused by muscular contractions brought about by laughing, coughing, or crying. See: stress urinary incontinence

It often persists for long periods, esp. after protracted illness. It occurs more commonly in women and girls.

See also: enuresis
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