Congenital megaureters

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Vague abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

Bilateral enlarged distal ureters. No evidence of hydronephrosis, obstructive lesion or any renal anomaly.

Case Discussion

There is no history of abdominal surgery, trauma or other interventions.

Differential diagnosis:

  • congenital megaureter
  • bilateral vesicoureteric reflux

Provisional diagnosis

Considering appearance and age, finding most likely represent congenital megaureters

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Case information

rID: 12776
Published: 9th Jan 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Urogenital
Tag: ureter
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