Congenital megaureters

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Vague abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
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 includes:

  • congenital megaureter
  • bilateral vesicoureteric reflux

Considering appearance and age, finding most likely represent congenital megaureters

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Case information

rID: 12776
Published: 9th Jan 2011
Last edited: 10th Feb 2020
System: Urogenital
Tag: ureter
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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