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Renal and urological disorders

Definition

Renal disorders refers to any disease of the kidneys.

Urological disorders are diseases of the kidneys and urinary tract.

This includes:

  • Kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, and urethra
  • Male reproductive organs including the testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate, and penis

Alternative Names

Urological disorders


Review Date: 8/11/2013
Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.
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