hydronephrosis


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hy·dro·ne·phro·sis

 (hī′drō-nə-frō′sĭs)
n. pl. hy·dro·ne·phro·ses (-sēz)
The dilation of the pelvis and calyces of one or both kidneys because of the accumulation of urine resulting from obstruction of urine outflow.

hydronephrosis

(ˌhaɪdrəʊnɪˈfrəʊsɪs)
n, pl hydronephroses
(Medicine) a swelling of a kidney due to an obstruction of urine flow in the urinary tract
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydronephrosis - accumulation of urine in the kidney because of an obstruction in the ureter
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations

hy·dro·ne·phro·sis

n. hidronefrosis, distensión en la pelvis renal y cálices a causa de una obstrucción.

hydronephrosis

n hidronefrosis f
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During the postnatal period, an US and/or voiding cystourethrography were used for the evaluation of hydronephrosis.
We report a case of a rapidly expanding RSH causing obstructive anuria and hydronephrosis in addition to a review of literature on this rare presentation of RSH.
Just after the kid was born, he was diagnosed with hydronephrosis.
An ultrasound scan of the renal tracts was carried out and subsequently shows bilateral hydronephrosis.
8) Similarly, medullary parenchymal thickness is pivotal for grading hydronephrosis especially in the pediatric age group and ultrasound remains the mainstay for diagnosis of hydronephrosis in adults.
In 2010, with only one functioning kidney, Sanders was diagnosed with hydronephrosis.
6) Computed tomography findings of diffuse XGP include hydronephrosis (90.
This approach provided improved comfort and quality of life, and reduced her hydronephrosis, which was causing the elevated creatinine, thus enabling her to undergo the full repair," he said.
Upper abdominal ultrasound revealed grade 1 hydronephrosis on the right and another similar cyst in the the liver.
Urinary-tract infection affects somatic growth in unilateral symptomatic hydronephrosis.
After the procedure, a CT scan showed fluid collection around the right kidney and hydronephrosis due to blockage.
Nia was diagnosed with a condition called hydronephrosis, which affects about one in every 300 people and causes the kidney to become swollen and stretched.