Category: U

A comprehensive list of just a few disease that start with letter “U”

Urolithiasis – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care

Urolithiasis – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care

Basics Description Stone formation within the urinary tract: Urinary crystals bind to form a nidus, which grows to form a calculus (stone). Range of symptoms: Asymptomatic to obstructive; may be result of infection Epidemiology...

Urinary Tract Infection in Males – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care

Basics Description Cystitis is an infection of the lower urinary tract, usually resulting from a single gram-negative enteric bacteria. (See separate topics for information on prostatitis, pyelonephritis, and nongonococcal urethritis.) System(s) affected: Renal/Urologic Synonym(s):...

Ulcerative Colitis

Basics Description An idiopathic inflammatory disease of the colon mucosa affecting the rectum; can extend to involve the entire colon >95% of patients have rectal involvement, with 50% of cases limited to rectum and...

Aphthous Ulcer

Basics Description Self-limited painful ulcerations of the oral mucosa that are typically recurrent; they occur on nonkeratinized mucosa inside the mouth: the inner side of the lips and cheeks, the back and floor of...