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Enuresis 

Enuresis
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Enuresis
Author(s):

Lesley Rees

, Paul A. Brogan

, Detlef Bockenhauer

, and Nicholas J.A. Webb

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199601370.003.0050
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date: 21 October 2019

Nocturnal enuresis 92

Primary diurnal and secondary enuresis 96

Bladder pathology 97

Most children achieve night-time dryness by 5 years of age, when bladder volume exceeds nocturnal urine production.

Nocturnal enuresis is defined as the involuntary loss of urine at night, in the absence of physical disease, at an age when the child could reasonably be expected to be dry (developmental age of 5 years by consensus):...

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