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]

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]

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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Hydronephrosis occurs in less than 1 of every 100 births; however, there is only significant uropathy in 1 in 500, approximately 0.20% (Baskin, 1997).
In all cases, the fetus was affected by bilateral obstructive uropathy without any other associated malformation.
Over the last year, the incidence of fungal UTIs due to Candida has increased significantly.1 The increased incidence of fungal infections in patients suffering from urinary tract infections associated with obstructive uropathy as well as the emergence of azole antifungal drug resistance justifies an immediate need to investigate mechanisms of Candida species pathogenicity and their relationship to drug resistance.2
In young adults, obstructive uropathy has a greater incidence in women than in men because of processes that affect the female reproductive tract, such as malignant pelvic neoplasm or pregnancy, which displace tissue around segments of the urinary tract (Yarger, 1991).
Patients are typically asymptomatic and live with this condition for years, but can present with findings of unilateral obstructive uropathy in rare instances.
Recoverability of renal function after treatment of adult patients with unilateral obstructive uropathy and normal contralateral kidney: a prospective study.
Nephrocalcinosis is the precipitation of calcium phosphate crystals in the renal tubules that can result in nephrolithiasis and cause or further provoke an obstructive uropathy. (16) The risk of calcium phosphate precipitation in tissues increases when the calcium phosphate product (phosphate concentration multiplied by the calcium concentration) exceeds 60 [mg.sup.2]/[dL.sup.2], and a product of 70 mg2/dL2 or greater may be an indication for renal replacement therapy.
Keywords: Obstructive uropathy,salt wasting, Ileostomy, Secondary pseudohypoaldosteronism, Urinary tract infection, Prune Belly syndrome.
Among obstructive uropathy, those with BPH had high mortality.
Obstructive uropathy is a major section on the certification examination at all levels.
We diagnosed this case as a nontraumatic renal rupture due to pyelonephritis with obstructive uropathy with stones leading to a retroperitoneal abscess with inflammatory perforation of the colon and severe necrotizing soft tissue infection of the right lower limb (Figures 1 and 2).