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  1. Term for lower urinary tract infection?
    Cystitis
  2. Term for upper urinary tract infection?
    Pyelonephritis
  3. When caring for a newborn that has hypospadias, what needs to be remembered?
    Do not circumcise them! Need the tissue for resection
  4. What can UTI and pyelonephritis cause?
    • Hypertension and chronic renal failure!
    • (scarring in the kidney- kidney will not function)
  5. ______ follows a throat infection, and the urine will be dark (brown, tea, or cola-colored), with periorbital edema
    Acute glomerulonephritis
  6. Massive proteinuria & hypoalbuminemia leading to edema and hyperlipidemia occurs in what?
    Nephrotic syndrome
  7. A scrotal or inguinal swelling, or both, that includes abdominal contents
    Inguinal hernia
  8. collection of peritoneal fluid in the scrotal sac
    Hydrocele
  9. ______ results in excessive destruction of RBCs which lead to iron imbalance (hemosiderosis= excess supply of iron)
    Thalassemia
  10. Disease of increasde peripheral platelet destruction, with most patients having antibodies to specific platelet membrane glycoproteins.
    Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)
  11. What dietary teaching is needed for a child with thalassemia?
    Avoid foods high in iron!

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