Renal colic is a type of pain caused by kidney stones. Kidney stones (urolithiasis) are crystals that form from chemicals in the urine. Usually, a stone develops because too much of a single chemical is present in the urine.
A procedure that uses a special substance and X-ray to collapse the twisted vein of the varicocele.
Shrinking from lack of development or use.
Ureters are entirely separate throughout the course to the bladder.
Inflammation of the bladder
Other names for ureteral duplication.
Pain, discomfort, or burning when urinating
A ureter that connects the kidney to a site other than the bladder.
A pouch-like blockage that extends into the bladder opening or the urethra.
Surgical puncture of a ureterocele to decompress the pouch-like enlargement blocking the urinary flow.
Inflammation of the tube that stores and carries sperm.
A female reproductive organ that allows eggs to travel from the ovaries to the uterus.
The ability to conceive children.
Occurrence of blood in the urine. Can be non-visible (microhematuria) or visible (macrohematuria).
A hematoma is a collection of blood, usually clotted, outside of a blood vessel that may occur because of an injury to the wall of a blood vessel, allowing blood to leak out into tissues where it does not belong.
Blood in sperm
Collection of fluid in the scrotum around a testicle.
Tiny structures that carry lymph, a clear, yellowish liquid that collects in all parts of the body.
A type of surgery that protects nearby lymphatic vessels to lower chance of complications.
The pouch-like blockage is located completely inside the bladder.
Curvature of the penis is an abnormal bend in the penis that occurs during erection.
Rupture of one or both of the tunica albuginea, the fibrous coverings that envelop the corpora cavernosa of the penis.
Pus in the urine.
Scrotal pain occurs when part or all of either one or both testicles hurt. Pain in the scrotum is also often included.
Male reproductive cells.
Shrinking of the testicles.
Testicular torsion occurs when the spermatic cord (from which the testicle is suspended) twists, cutting off the testicle’s blood supply, a condition called ischemia. The principal symptom is rapid onset of testicular pain.
Use of sound waves to create an image of the body’s inner workings.
A kidney has two ureters connecting it to the bladder.
A pouch-like enlargement of the ureter at the end where it connects to the bladder.
Blocking of the flow of urine.
A urinary tract infection is an infection in any part of the urinary system: the kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra.
Enlarged vein in the scrotum above a testicle.
Urine flows backward from the bladder into the ureter (toward the kidney).