genetic disorder of metabolism
- lack of the enzyme needed to turn phenylalanine into tyrosine results in an accumulation of phenylalanine in the body.
- results in mental retardation if not treated in early development.
Affected individuals must adhere to a diet low in Phe during childhood or Phe levels rise and become toxic, causing central nervous system injury.
A condition in which the urinary bladder does not rid itself of all urine it contains during the process of urination.
or a lack of ability to urinate.
a common complication of benign prostatic hypertrophy (also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH)
may also be due to anesthesia and other medications
effects of renal dysfunction
obstruction in ureters or urethra
Prostatic stent or TURP
surgical excision of blockage