Fetus on abdominal X ray

Case contributed by Dr Yair Glick


Follow-up after double J stent insertion.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

AP supine abdominal X ray shows a well-placed right double J stent.
Late third trimester uterus displacing the colon, with fetus in cephalic presentation.

Case Discussion

A pregnant woman had a DJ stent placed in her right ureter for severe hydronephrosis due to pressure on the ureter from the enlarged uterus. The fetal skeleton is clearly visible on the follow-up abdominal X ray.

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Case information

rID: 89913
Published: 26th May 2021
Last edited: 27th May 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Laniado Hospital

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