What Is Hydronephrosis? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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Hydronephrosis occurs when there is a blockage in what part of the body?

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1. The tube that drains urine from the kidney to the bladder is called what?

2. An acute unilateral obstructive uropathy may be caused by which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Make sure you understand what hydronephrosis is and what some of its symptoms are if you want to pass this quiz. You'll also be asked about related anatomical structures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will evaluate you on the following:

  • The tube responsible for draining urine from the kidney to the bladder
  • A symptom associated with hydronephrosis
  • Process that causes urine to flow back into the kidney
  • The cause(s) of an acute unilateral obstructive uropathy
  • Area of the body that is blocked with hydronephrosis

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on hydronephrosis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the parts of the urinary system
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the area of the body that is blocked with hyrdonephrosis

Additional Learning

To continue your studies, check the related lesson titled What Is Hydronephrosis? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Identify what hydronephrosis is and how many people are affected by this condition
  • Recall the causes of hydronephrosis and the associated symptoms people should watch out for
  • Review the recommended forms of treatment for hydronephrosis