Curlicue ureter sign

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Maxime St-Amant et al.

The curlicue ureter sign1 is seen intravenous pyelogram in cases of ureteral herniation in sciatic hernia, causing a curled appearance of the herniated ureter. Although very rare, this sign is pathognomonic of sciatic hernia.

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Article information

rID: 43129
System: Urogenital
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Ureteric sciatic hernia

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