A 37-year-old member asked:
Causes of hydronephrosis?
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Several: Blockage in the ureter, bladder neck or urethra. This can be internal, external or within the walls of these organs.There are several causes.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Can hydronephrosis cause pylonephritis?
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Nephrology and Dialysis 32 years experience
Related: If a kidney is obstructed, it can dilate (hydronephrosis). The blockage causes the urine flow to decrease, making infection possible (pyelonephritis). This is a common risk with obstructing kidney stones.
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 30, 2020
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