Pseudohydronephrosis (plural: pseudohydronephroses) refers to normal anatomy or non-significant pathologies that may mimic hydronephrosis. There is usually fluid-density material within a dilated part of the urinary tract, but without other signs of obstruction such as retroperitoneal fat stranding, renal perfusion abnormality, or renal enlargement.

Causes include 1:

Article information

rID: 55471
System: Urogenital
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Pseudohydronephroses

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