Summarize the genitourinary Infections or Disorders in terms of etiology

Summarize the genitourinary Infections or Disorders in terms of etiology, pathogenesis, clinical picture, diagnosis, and treatment rationale.


The 5 General Topics of Disease Summary
1. Etiology & risk factors
2. Pathogenesis: The molecular mechanism of the disease process (How the disease process evolves)
3. Clinical Picture: Signs& Symptoms, Sequelae, and Complications
4. Diagnosis: Labs & tests (as well as screening tests and follow up tests whenever applicable)
5. Pathophysiologic rationale of treatment

This summary should cover the following genitourinary infections:

UTI: cystitis & pyelonephritis

Genital infections: Chlamydia, gonorrhea

For each one of these 2 categories (UTI & Genital infections) discuss the following:

  1. Etiology:

The organisms causing these infections, route of transmission, risk factors.

  1. Clinical Picture:

Signs& symptoms of these infections and possible complications

  1. Diagnosis:

Labs and tests to diagnose these infections.


This is the textbook for information:

McCance, K.L., Huether, S. E. (2018) Pathophysiology: The Biological Basis for Disease in Adults and Children. (8th Ed) St. Louis, MO. Elsevier Mosby ISBN-13: 978-0323583473 ISBN-10: 9780323583473

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