Descriptor English: Urinary Retention
Descriptor Spanish: Retención Urinaria
Descriptor retención urinaria
Scope note: Imposibilidad para orinar. La etiología de este trastorno incluye causas obstructivas, neurogénicas, farmacológicas y psicogénicas.
Descriptor Portuguese: Retenção Urinária
Descriptor French: Rétention d'urine
Entry term(s): Retention, Urinary
Tree number(s): C12.050.351.968.934.880
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Inability to empty the URINARY BLADDER with voiding (URINATION).
Annotation: do not confuse with ANURIA, total suppression of urine production by the kidneys
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Urination Disorders (1966-1990)
Public MeSH Note: 91
History Note: 91
Related: Urinary Bladder, Underactive MeSH
Urinary Catheterization MeSH
DeCS ID: 29144
Unique ID: D016055
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/03/23
Revision Date: 2018/02/06
Urinary Retention - Preferred
Concept UI M0024540
Scope note Inability to empty the URINARY BLADDER with voiding (URINATION).
Preferred term Urinary Retention
Entry term(s) Retention, Urinary

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