Chronic unilateral obstructive uropathy - Symptom
Ureteral obstruction - chronic; Obstructive uropathy - unilateral - chronic
Signs and tests:
Your health care provider will perform a physical exam, which includes feeling your abdomen. The exam may reveal a swollen kidney.
A blood pressure measure may reveal high blood pressure. A urinalysis may show blood in the urine. A urine culture can determine if you have an infection.
Kidney swelling or blockage of the ureter may appear on these tests:
- Reviewed last on: 3/22/2010
- Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; Scott Miller, MD, Urologist in private practice in Atlanta, Georgia. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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