Skip to Content

ureteropelvic junction obstruction


Definition: an impediment to the drainage of urine from the kidney, usually due to partial or intermittent blockage of the renal collecting system at the junction of the renal pelvis and ureter.

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.