Renal-Urological Emergencies > Overview
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Patients presenting with urological problems are frequently encountered in the emergency department. This module describes some of the more common conditions including:

  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Epididymitis
  • Fournier's Gangrene
  • Foreign Bodies
  • Paraphimosis/Phimosis
  • Penile Fracture
  • Priapism
  • Testicular Torsion
  • Urinary Calculi
  • Acute Urinary Retention


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