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urinary diseases_exa


acute glomerulonephritis inflammation & swelling of glomeruli; sudden onset
nephrotic syndrome disease of basement membranes of glomerulus
acute renal failure sudden & severe reductin in renal function
chronic renal failure gradual & progressive loss of nephrons with irreversible loss of renal function & gradual onset of uremia
chronic glomerulonephritis inflammation & swelling of glomeruli; slowly progressive noninfectious disease which can lead to permanent renal damage
pyelonephritis acute inflammation of renal pelvis & connective tissue of one or both kidneys
hydronephrosis abnormal dilatation of renal pelvis caused by urine pressure
diabetic nephropathy renal changes as a result of diabetes mellitus called glomerulosclerosis
renal calculi stones, formed by concentration of various mineral salts in the kidney or another part of urinary tract
stress incontinence uncontrollable leakage of small amts of urine from urinary bladder during exertion or stress actions
Created by: pmm