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Renal and urological disorders


Renal disorders refers to any disease of the kidneys.

Urological disorders are diseases of the kidneys/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: 8/14/2011
Reviewed By: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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