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Definition

A disorder characterized by urinary bladder outflow obstruction, which can represent an anatomical blockage or a functional obstruction.The most common anatomical causes are posterior urethral valves at the level of the prostatic urethra, a lesion unique to males. Less common are anterior urethral valves, also called urethral atresia, that can occur in either sex. LUTO is an autosomal dominant disease with variable expression.

Acronym

LUTO

 
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