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Fishhook ureter

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Prostatic hypertrophy results in elevation of the bladder floor and distortion of the distal ureter, giving it a fishhook appearance. 

Original photo of inset fishing hook taken by Mike Cline (available through 

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Case information

rID: 2612
Published: 7th May 2008
Last edited: 10th Apr 2020
System: Urogenital
Tag: ureter
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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