Megacystis megaureter syndrome

Dr Jeremy Jones and Radswiki et al.

Megacystis megaureter syndrome describes the radiologic appearance of a large capacity thin-walled bladder and massive primary vesicoureteral reflux.

Pathology

The pathophysiology of these massively dilated ureters and the large capacity bladder is the constant recycling of large volumes of refluxed urine.

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Article Information

rID: 14649
System: Urogenital
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Megaureter megacystis

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