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Hydronephrosis

Introduction: Hydronephrosis

Description of Hydronephrosis

Hydronephrosis (medical condition): Swollen kidneys from retained urine...more »

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Hydronephrosis: Swelling of the kidney resulting from a blockage to the flow of urine.

Hydronephrosis: accumulation of urine in the kidney because of an obstruction in the ureter.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Hydronephrosis: A distention of the pelvis and calices of the kidney with urine, as a result of obstruction of the ureter, with accompanying atrophy of the parenchyma of the organ. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Source: Diseases Database

Hydronephrosis: distention of the pelvis and calices of the kidney with urine, as a result of obstruction of the ureter, with accompanying atrophy of the parenchyma of the organ.
Source: CRISP

Hydronephrosis: Abnormal enlargement or swelling of a KIDNEY due to dilation of the KIDNEY CALICES and the KIDNEY PELVIS. It is often associated with obstruction of the URETER or chronic kidney diseases that prevents normal drainage of urine into the URINARY BLADDER.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Hydronephrosis as a Disease

Hydronephrosis (medical condition): See Hydronephrosis (disease information).
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Hydronephrosis: Related Disease Topics

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More specific terms for Hydronephrosis:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Hydronephrosis

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Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Hydronephrosis

The following list attempts to classify Hydronephrosis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • pathology
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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