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Bilateral Hydronephrosis (Congenital)

Information about Bilateral Hydronephrosis (Congenital)

We Have to Know about the Bilateral Hydronephrosis (Congenital)

  • Bilateral Hydronephrosis is the enlargement (distention) of the pelvis and urine collecting structures of both kidneys

Causes of Bilateral Hydronephrosis (Congenital)

  • Bilateral
  • Bilateral Hydronephrosis occurs when urine is unable to drain from the kidney down the ureters into the bladder
  • Benign prostatic enlargement
  • Phimosis
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Kidney stones
  • Blood clot
  • Scarring of tissue
  • Tumor

Signs & Symptoms of Bilateral Hydronephrosis (Congenital)

  • Bilateral
  • In the newborn, any diagnosed urinary tract infection is a reason to suspect some type of obstructive problem in the kidney
  • In the older child, repeat urinary tract infections are cause for evaluation of possible obstruction

Do’s and Don’ts of Bilateral Hydronephrosis (Congenital)

  • Bilateral
  • A fetal ultrasound can reveal an obstruction of the urinary tract and allow for early surgery with better outcomes in the newborn

Treatment for Bilateral Hydronephrosis (Congenital)

  • Bilateral
  • surgical/conservative

Self-care for Bilateral Hydronephrosis (Congenital)

  • Bilateral
  • A fetal ultrasound can reveal an obstruction of the urinary tract and allow for early surgery with better outcomes in the newborn

Investigations for Bilateral Hydronephrosis (Congenital)

  • Bilateral
  • CT scan of the abdomen or kidneys
  • intravenous pyelogram
  • Pregnancy (fetal) ultrasound
  • Renal Scan
  • Ultrasound of the  abdomen or kidneys
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