enuresis


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enuresis

involuntary discharge of urine, esp during sleep
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enuresis

[‚en·yə′rē·səs]
(medicine)
Urinary incontinence, especially in the absence of organic cause.
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* Stop drinking 2 hours before bed in children with nocturnal enuresis, particularly those in whom nocturnal polyuria is suspected.
Involuntary urination that happens during the day is known as diurnal enuresis, she said.
A 12-year-old female with history of right renal agenesis and primary mixed enuresis was referred to our clinic.
Among children with enuresis, there was a significantly higher rate of history of familial enuresis (26% vs.
According to Macdonald (1963), components of the triad, first identified by Yarnell (1940) as a unified entity, include persistent enuresis (e.g., bedwetting after age 5), fire setting (e.g., arson without clear motives), and acts of animal cruelty (e.g., children who abuse animals).
The Results: The risks of teens diagnosed with ADHD also having a diagnosis of allergy, asthma, enuresis (nocturnal bed wetting), headache/migraine, and serious stomach or bowel problems were increased compared to teens without ADHD.
[4,10] For example, in the United Kingdom, a cohort study showed that when toilet training commenced after 24 months of age there was an association with diurnal enuresis and delayed acquisition of bladder control.
Another plausible explanation has to do with the evidence of chiropractic efficacy with enuresis. In 1994, Reed et al, conducted a controlled clinical trial of forty-six enuretic children and found that chiropractic treatment was effective at reducing the frequency of enuresis.
Objective: To investigate behavioral factors for predicting severity of nocturnal enuresis and compare response rates in different compliance groups of behavioral interventions.