Hydronephrosis due to ureteral stones

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Flank pain and history of left double-J stent insertion due ureteral calculi.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

Renal tract ultrasound

Bilateral hydronephrosis associated with ureteral dilation, more promient on the right. Bilateral ureteral calculi.  

Signs of "double J" ureteric stent in situ. 

Case Discussion

This case represents a patient who presented with right ureterohydronephrosis due a lithiasis migrated into the ureter. She had previous ureteral calculus on the left that has been managed with placement of a "double J" stent.

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Case information

rID: 21885
Published: 23rd Feb 2013
Last edited: 6th May 2018
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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