What are the causes of urinary tract obstruction?

Updated: Oct 26, 2020
  • Author: Pradeep Arora, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Urinary tract obstruction may result from any of the following:

  • Benign prostatic hypertrophy
  • Urolithiasis (kidney stones
  • Urethral stricture
  • Tumors
  • Neurogenic bladder
  • Congenital (birth) defects of the kidney or bladder
  • Retroperitoneal fibrosis

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