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Ureteral Obstruction MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ureteral Obstruction
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.351.968.725.776
C12.200.777.725.776
C12.950.725.776
Unique ID
D014517
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014517
Annotation
do not confuse with URETHRAL OBSTRUCTION, especially in Romance languages: see note on "ureteral" & "urethral" under URETERAL DISEASES
Scope Note
Blockage in any part of the URETER causing obstruction of urine flow from the kidney to the URINARY BLADDER. The obstruction may be congenital, acquired, unilateral, bilateral, complete, partial, acute, or chronic. Depending on the degree and duration of the obstruction, clinical features vary greatly such as HYDRONEPHROSIS and obstructive nephropathy.
NLM Classification #
WJ 400
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Ureteral Obstruction Preferred
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