Epidemiology in obstructive nephropathy

  • Ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction

1/1500

incidence in live births.

20-25%

are bilateral cases.

  • Ureterovesical junction (UVJ) obstruction

20%

incidence of neonatal hydronephrosis.

25%

are bilateral cases.

  • Ureterocele

1/1500

incidence in live births.

20-50%

incidence in live births.

3:1

female predominance.

  • Posterior urethral valve

1/5000-1/8000

incidence in males.

Intervention is urgent.

Carries the risk of developing renal failure.

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