Left upper ureteric stone

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso


Left flank pain for a few hours, no nausea no vomiting no fever no dysuria no diarrhea, there is a history of renal colic one year back no history of chronic diseases

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Ultrasound scan demonstrates left mild renal hydronephrosis due to ureteric stone in the upper third.


Radio opaque shadow measuring about 10.5 mm left side to 2nd lumbar vertebra which presents the ureteric calculus.

Case Discussion

Left upper ureteric stone causing left mild hydronephrosis.

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