urinary retention

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Related to Obstruction of the urinary tract: Obstruction of urinary flow
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Noun1.urinary retention - holding urine in the urinary bladderurinary retention - holding urine in the urinary bladder; "he has a problem with urinary retention"
retention, retentiveness, retentivity - the power of retaining liquid; "moisture retentivity of soil"
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Relationship between duration of pain and secondary signs of obstruction of the urinary tract on unenhanced helical CT.
10) Other non-modifiable risk factors include congenital urinary tract anomalies, obstruction of the urinary tract, and a history of UTI.
It can be secondary to obstruction of the urinary tract, but it can also be present even without obstruction.