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Kidney referral for suspected hydronephrosis

I had an ultrasound done recently had showed dilation of my kidneys due to an urinary obstruction. Does this mean that I should be referred to a nephrologist or a urologist?
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replied February 13th, 2011
Hello, and thanks for your medical question on E Health Forum.

From the history provided, since the condition (Hydronephrosis) has occurred due to obstruction of the urinary tract, this is a surgical lesion.

Hence you will benefit by consultation with a urologist for further evaluation and treatment.

I hope this helps.




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