ureterolithiasis


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ureterolithiasis

 [u-re″ter-o-lĭ-thi´ah-sis]
formation or presence of calculi in the ureter.

u·re·ter·o·li·thi·a·sis

(yū-rē'tĕr-ō-li-thī'ă-sis),
Formation or presence of a calculus or calculi in one or both ureters.
[ureterolith + G. -iasis, condition]
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The use of alpha-1 adrenergic blockers in children with distal ureterolithiasis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
(7) To date, however, no tool or examination can reliably distinguish emergency situations such as testicular torsion from less acute causes of scrotal pain such as epididymitis, spermatocele, hydrocele, or distal ureterolithiasis. We, therefore, conducted a large observational study of 440 patients presenting with acute scrotum to our ED in an attempt to establish a decision tree that can facilitate timely and effective treatment of patients with acute scrotum.
In one case, there was a simultaneous bilateral ureterolithiasis and bilateral staghorn nephrolithiasis.
Terms used to describe stones include nephrolithiasis (kidney stones), urolithiasis (urinary tract stones) and ureterolithiasis (ureter stones).
In a couple of cases, there was history of ureterolithiasis, but not in the present case.
Acute renal colic caused by an obstructive ureterolithiasis is in itself usually a solitary finding.
Neither tamsulosin nor nifedipine have an FDA indication for ureterolithiasis. However, they are prescribed commonly, and most physicians are familiar with their use and adverse-effect profiles.
Doctors also use terms that describe the location of the stone in the urinary tract For example, a ureteral stone for (or ureterolithiasis) is a kidney stone found in the ureter.
Some patients with ureterolithiasis may have only mild flank pain or lower urinary tract symptoms.
Objective: To determine the pattern of urinary tract changes in cases of ureterolithiasis as detected on helical computed tomography.