genitourinary system


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genitourinary system

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Noun1.genitourinary system - the system that includes all organs involved in reproduction and in the formation and voidance of urinegenitourinary system - the system that includes all organs involved in reproduction and in the formation and voidance of urine
system - a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; "the body has a system of organs for digestion"
excretory organ, urinary organ - an organ that separates waste substances from the blood and discharges them
genital system, reproductive system - organs and tissues involved in the production and maturation of gametes and in their union and subsequent development as offspring
urinary tract - the organs and tubes involved in the production and excretion of urine
urinary bladder - a membranous sac for temporary retention of urine
ureter - either of a pair of thick-walled tubes that carry urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder
urethra - duct through which urine is discharged in most mammals and which serves as the male genital duct
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The patient was referred to us for gastrointestinal screening for the detection of primary tumor location, but he did not undergo a thorough physical examination, especially of the genitourinary system. At the beginning of the colonoscopy, a dark black pigmented nodular lesion (size: 2x2 c[m (2)) was noted at the entrance of the anal cavity (Figure 2, arrows).
have suggested that bone and joints were involved more commonly in EPTB, while Noertjojo has reported that genitourinary system and skin were affected more often than lymph nodes.15,16 These variations may be associated with social or environmental factors and it must be remembered that EPTB can exist at unexpected and atypical locations.
Compared with controls, in the 5 years before the first demyelinating claim or symptom onset, cases had more physician and hospital encounters for the nervous system (rate ratio, 1.70-4.75), sensory organs (RR, 1.40-2.28), musculoskeletal system (RR, 1.19-1.70), and genitourinary system (RR, 1.17-1.59), Dr.
Most common primary diagnoses were diseases of the digestive system (43.4%), diseases of the genitourinary system (26.4%), neoplasms (10.2%), and diseases of the circulatory system (8.3%).
Among the Genitourinary system anomaly, Renal agenesis was the most common accounting for 16.7%, Hydronephrosis 16.7%, Hypospadias 6.7%, Undescended testis 3.3%, Ambiguous genitalia in 6.7%, PUJ obstruction in 13.4%, one kidney absent in 3.3%, polycystic kidney disease in 10%, Bilateral Hydrocoele in 10%, Hypospadias with undescended testis in 3.3%, Urinary bladder absent in 3.3%, Bifid scrotum and Hydrocoele in 3.3%.
The long-term effects of diabetes on the genitourinary system include diabetic nephropathy, papillary necrosis, renal artery stenosis, diabetic cystopathy and vas deferens calcification4,6 there has been a mention of Randall plaques in literature that could be a cause of these echogenic foci.
Other common symptoms relate to the genitourinary system.
other common symptoms relate to the genitourinary system. HRT can alleviate many of the symptoms related to the menopause and can be delivered in a number of different ways, depending on lifestyle and personal preference.
Of the 35 readmissions after orthopaedic surgery deemed a result of a nonsurgical complication, 7 (20%) were for diseases of the circulatory system not including DVT/PE, 4 (11.4%) were for disease of the digestive system and genitourinary system, each, and 2 (5.7%) for diseases of the respiratory system.
* Other codes will differentiate between intraoperative or postprocedure complications and whether the surgery is on the genitourinary system or a different surgery:
Tuberculosis of the genitourinary system: Urinary tract tuberculosis: Renal tuberculosis-Part I.