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Kidney and bladder problemsKKidney and bladder problemsKidney and bladder problemsEnglishPregnancyAdult (19+)Body;Kidneys;BladderReproductive system;Renal system/Urinary systemConditions and diseasesPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-09-10T04:00:00ZNicolette Caccia, MEd, MD, FRCSCRory Windrim, MB, MSc, FRCSC Andrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000043.0000000000000436.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about the various abnormalities of the kidneys and bladder that can arise in a developing fetus during pregnancy.</p><p>Some babies are born with abnormalities in their kidneys or bladder, called congenital abnormalities or birth defects. They form as the result of something going wrong with the development of the baby’s urinary system during pregnancy. It is important to keep in mind that these abnormalities are rare, and may sometimes be treated with surgery. </p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Some kidney and bladder problems are genetically determined while others are caused by something going wrong in the development of the urinary system.</li> <li>These conditions are rare and may sometimes be treated with surgery.</li></ul>
Troubles des reins et de la vessieTTroubles des reins et de la vessieKidney and bladder problemsFrenchPregnancyAdult (19+)Body;Kidneys;BladderReproductive system;Renal system/Urinary systemConditions and diseasesPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-09-10T04:00:00ZNicolette Caccia, MEd, MD, FRCSC Rory Windrim, MB, MSc, FRCSC Andrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000043.0000000000000436.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprenez-en davantage sur les différentes anomalies des reins et de la vessie pouvant survenir pendant le développement du fœtus.</p><p>Certains bébés naissent avec des malformations des reins ou de la vessie, que l’on appelle communément déficiences de naissance ou anomalies congénitales. Elles résultent d’un événement anormal qui s’est produit pendant le développement de l’appareil urinaire du bébé en gestation. Il est important de savoir que ces anomalies sont rares et qu’il est parfois possible de les traiter par voie de chirurgie. </p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Certains problèmes des reins et de la vessie sont déterminés génétiquement alors que d’autres sont causés par des événements anormaux entravant le développement du système urinaire.</li> <li>Ces conditions sont rares et peuvent parfois être traitées au moyen d’une intervention chirurgicale.</li></ul>

 

 

Kidney and bladder problems375.000000000000Kidney and bladder problemsKidney and bladder problemsKEnglishPregnancyAdult (19+)Body;Kidneys;BladderReproductive system;Renal system/Urinary systemConditions and diseasesPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-09-10T04:00:00ZNicolette Caccia, MEd, MD, FRCSCRory Windrim, MB, MSc, FRCSC Andrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000043.0000000000000436.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about the various abnormalities of the kidneys and bladder that can arise in a developing fetus during pregnancy.</p><p>Some babies are born with abnormalities in their kidneys or bladder, called congenital abnormalities or birth defects. They form as the result of something going wrong with the development of the baby’s urinary system during pregnancy. It is important to keep in mind that these abnormalities are rare, and may sometimes be treated with surgery. </p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Some kidney and bladder problems are genetically determined while others are caused by something going wrong in the development of the urinary system.</li> <li>These conditions are rare and may sometimes be treated with surgery.</li></ul><h2>Urinary system abnormalities</h2> <h3>Congenital polycystic kidney</h3> <p>This is a genetically determined condition where cysts form in the kidney, which causes problems with the kidney’s ability to get rid of waste. Congenital polycystic kidney is a progressive, life-threatening condition. Treatment of this condition includes observation together with conservative management of renal failure, renal replacement therapy with dialysis, and possibly kidney transplantation later in life. </p> <h3>Duplication of the ureter</h3> <p>The ureters are tubes that bring urine from the kidney to the bladder. Duplication of the ureter is a condition where there is an extra ureter. Usually the extra ureter enters the bladder like the other ureters but, rarely, it might enter into the vagina or urethra instead. In some cases, the extra urine needs to be drained. Sometimes surgery is required to remove the extra ureter. </p> <h3>Pelvic kidney</h3> <p>Usually in pregnancy, the kidneys start to form in the pelvis and then move up to the abdomen. Sometimes one of the kidneys will fail to move up, and it is referred to as a pelvic kidney. Since the kidney is not in its normal position, it receives less blood than a normal kidney. Many people with this condition have no symptoms, although some may feel pain. </p> <h3>Horseshoe kidney</h3> <p>This is when two kidneys are pushed so close together that they fuse together at the bottom. This is a relatively common abnormality. Again, many people with this condition have no symptoms. </p> <h3>Urachal fistula</h3> <p>The urachus is a structure that connects the bladder to the umbilical cord in the baby during pregnancy. Usually the urachus disappears before birth. In the case of an urachal fistula, however, the urachus does not disappear, and urine drains from the navel, where the umbilical cord used to be, after the baby is born. The condition can be corrected with surgery. </p> <h3>Urachal cyst</h3> <p>If the urachus does not disappear, cysts may form in the navel area, leading to infection.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/kidney_and_bladder_problems_babies.jpgKidney and bladder problems

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