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
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Noun1.hydronephrosis - accumulation of urine in the kidney because of an obstruction in the ureter
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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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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She said her eldest, 13-year-old Daanya, is suffering from Arthrogryposis, a rare congenital condition that entails multiple joint contractions, while one of her three sons, Abdul Rahman, 10, has been diagnosed with hydronephrosis in his left kidney.
These included ureteral narrowing and hydronephrosis, urinary tract infection, flank pain and creatinine elevation.
The term hydronephrosis is generally defined as dilatation of the renal pelvis and calyces resulting from intermittent and incomplete obstruction to flow of urine.
However, numerous studies have demonstrated the relationship between renal function and patients' preoperative characteristics, comorbidities, and presence of hydronephrosis (2,4,5).
Causes and outcomes of children diagnosed with hydronephrosis in resource-limited countries with a low utilization of antenatal ultrasonography remain unexplored.
CT urogram without contrast demonstrated wall thickening with circumferential calcification of the middle left ureter with mild luminal narrowing without hydronephrosis. Corticomedullary phase did not depict an enhancing renal or ureteral mass.
She underwent annual ultrasounds that revealed minimal hydronephrosis. Except for urinary frequency, the patient's symptoms had subsided by trial.
A comparative analysis was conducted in patients with SRH in terms of age, sex, stone size/position, degree of preoperative hydronephrosis, duration of surgery, and size of hematoma.
While in adult patients with acute hydronephrosis caused by ureteral stones an increase of SWS values was observed (8), situation in pediatric patients with acute or chronic urinary tract obstruction is still unclear.
Objective: To correlate between hydronephrosis grades and detection of urinary stones by B-mode ultrasound imaging.
[3] Antenatal diagnosis of PUV may be suspected if the ultrasound scan shows hydronephrosis, a distended bladder and a dilated posterior urethra, often associated with oligohydramnios.
The diagnosis of urinoma is based on ultrasound, which usually reveals liquid collection and hydronephrosis. However, CT scans are more precise and determine the level of obstruction, localization of rupture, dimensions of the collection and its relationship with other structures [11, 12].