Flashcards in Obstructive Uropathy Deck (8)
What are 3 common locations of obstruction?
- Ureto-pelvic junction
- Ureter crossing over iliac vessels
- Ureter meeting the bladder
What is the MOST common location of obstruction?
Ureter meeting the bladder AKA the ureto-vesicular junction
What drug can cause renal papilla necrosis and lead to obstruction?
What is a common cause of obstruction in pediatric patients?
Ureto-pelvic junction intramural obstruction
Urethral Stricture Disease
Due to scarring often from STDs like gonorrhea/chlamydia
Dilation of pelvis and calyces of the kidney - not always due to obstruction
Marked polyuria can be seen after relief of BUO or obstruction of a solitary kidney