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Vesicoureteral Reflux

Vesicoureteral Reflux Causes

VUR is said to be caused by the short or absence of intravesical ureter and detrusor backing, abnormal ureteral orifice, UTI, obstruction in the bladder, instability of the detrusor and parauretral diverticulum.

Vesicoureteral Reflux Definition

Vesicoureteral Reflux or VUR for brevity is the medical term that is characterized by the retrograde flow of the urine from the bladder to the kidneys.

Vesicoureteral Reflux Diagnosis

Diagnosis is made through physical examination and undergoing laboratory examinations such as urinalysis test and serum creatinine level to check the serum creatinine, undergoing VCUG, renal-bladder ultrasound and nuclear renal scan.

Vesicoureteral Reflux Symptoms and Signs

Its symptoms of the Vesicoureteral Reflux are the same as those that manifest in person affected with Urinary Tract Infections thus, there is pain in urinating, lower abdomen pain and dark urine.

Vesicoureteral Reflux Treatment

Treatment includes surgical treatment as well as adminstration of medicinal treatment to relieve the patient of the underlying symptoms.

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