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Flashcards in Obstructive Uropathy Deck (8):
1

What are 3 common locations of obstruction?

- Ureto-pelvic junction
- Ureter crossing over iliac vessels
- Ureter meeting the bladder

2

What is the MOST common location of obstruction?

Ureter meeting the bladder AKA the ureto-vesicular junction

3

What drug can cause renal papilla necrosis and lead to obstruction?

Phenacetin

4

What is a common cause of obstruction in pediatric patients?

Ureto-pelvic junction intramural obstruction

5

Urethral Stricture Disease

Due to scarring often from STDs like gonorrhea/chlamydia

6

Hydronephrosis

Dilation of pelvis and calyces of the kidney - not always due to obstruction

7

Postobstructive Diuresis

Marked polyuria can be seen after relief of BUO or obstruction of a solitary kidney

8

What are some possible cures of post obstructive diuresis?

- downregulation of sodium transporters
- loss of medullary interstitial solute gradient
- poor response to ADH

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