Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

What is Vesicoureteral Reflux 1?

What is Vesicoureteral Reflux 1?

  • Vesicoureteral Reflux 1: A urological abnormality where some of the urine flows from the bladder back into the kidneys. Vesicoureteral reflux may result from secondary causes such as a urinary tract blockage but primary vesicoureteral reflex results from a genetic defect which affects the development of the ureterovesical junction. Type 1 is linked to a defect in chromosome 1p13 and type 2 is linked to a defect in chromosome 3p12.3. A significant number of children (up to a third) who develop urinary tract infections have vesicoureteral reflux.

Vesicoureteral Reflux 1: Introduction

Types of Vesicoureteral Reflux 1:

Broader types of Vesicoureteral Reflux 1:

How serious is Vesicoureteral Reflux 1?

Prognosis of Vesicoureteral Reflux 1: In some cases, the condition will eventually resolve itself as the ureter becomes longer with age but some cases may require surgery.
Complications of Vesicoureteral Reflux 1: see complications of Vesicoureteral Reflux 1

What causes Vesicoureteral Reflux 1?

Causes of Vesicoureteral Reflux 1: see causes of Vesicoureteral Reflux 1

What are the symptoms of Vesicoureteral Reflux 1?

Symptoms of Vesicoureteral Reflux 1: see symptoms of Vesicoureteral Reflux 1

Complications of Vesicoureteral Reflux 1: see complications of Vesicoureteral Reflux 1

Vesicoureteral Reflux 1: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Vesicoureteral Reflux 1.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Vesicoureteral Reflux 1.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Vesicoureteral Reflux 1: see treatments for Vesicoureteral Reflux 1

Name and Aliases of Vesicoureteral Reflux 1

Main name of condition: Vesicoureteral Reflux 1

Other names or spellings for Vesicoureteral Reflux 1:

VUR1

 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise