What Does Bilateral Knee Pain Mean?

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Definition

Bilateral hydronephrosis is the enlargement (distention) of the urine collecting structures and pelvis of both kidneys. Bilateral means both sides.

See also: Unilateral hydronephrosis


Alternative Names

Hydronephrosis - bilateral


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Bilateral hydronephrosis occurs when urine is unable to drain from the kidney down the ureters into the bladder. Hydronephrosis is not itself a disease, but rather a physical result of whatever disease is keeping urine from...

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