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What is Obstructive nephropathy?

What is Obstructive nephropathy?

  • Obstructive nephropathy: A condition which is characterized by obstructive of the urinary tract resulting in kidney disease and dysfunction.
  • Obstructive nephropathy: 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

Obstructive nephropathy: Introduction

Types of Obstructive nephropathy:

Broader types of Obstructive nephropathy:

How serious is Obstructive nephropathy?

Complications of Obstructive nephropathy: see complications of Obstructive nephropathy

What causes Obstructive nephropathy?

Causes of Obstructive nephropathy: see causes of Obstructive nephropathy

What are the symptoms of Obstructive nephropathy?

Symptoms of Obstructive nephropathy: see symptoms of Obstructive nephropathy

Complications of Obstructive nephropathy: see complications of Obstructive nephropathy

Obstructive nephropathy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Obstructive nephropathy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Obstructive nephropathy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Obstructive nephropathy: Nephrologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Obstructive nephropathy.
Treatments for Obstructive nephropathy: see treatments for Obstructive nephropathy
Research for Obstructive nephropathy: see research for Obstructive nephropathy

Name and Aliases of Obstructive nephropathy

Main name of condition: Obstructive nephropathy

Other names or spellings for Obstructive nephropathy:

Hydronephrosis Source - Diseases Database

Obstructive nephropathy: Related Conditions

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