A 26-year-old female asked:
does hydrouteronephrosis due to renal calculi cause damage to kidney?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Piotr Obara answered
13 years experience Radiology
Only if prolonged: Hydronephrosis can cause temporary decrease in function of the kidney due back pressure. However, in the long term there should not be any significant effect on kidney function if the obstruction is relieved and there is no associated infection.
Answered on Jan 8, 2015
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