CP 17

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Author:
Anonymous
ID:
45053
Filename:
CP 17
Updated:
2010-10-26 05:53:13
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Haematuria
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Haematuria
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  1. Name some urinary Sx of irritative and obstructive patterns.
    • Irritative: dysuria, frequency, urgency
    • Obstructive: initiation, slow stream, not emptying
  2. Name 5 causes for haematuria.
    • Congenital - Polycystic kidneys, igA nephropathy, benign familial haematuria
    • Renal causes – nephritic syndrome (post-strep GN, rapidly progressive GN, SLE)
    • Stones
    • Trauma
    • Infection
    • Infarction – arterial emboli
    • Cancer – renal cell, transitional cell (smoking, amylene dies)
  3. Name 6 paraneoplastic symptoms of RCC.
    • EPO (polycythemia)
    • Gonadotrophins – hirstuism
    • Renin – uncontrolled hypertension
    • Varicocele from blockage of the left testicular vein by tumor invasion of the left renal vein.
    • Anaemia (from depression of EPO)
    • Hypercalcemia

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