Migrated double J stent

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Right flank pain.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male


CT scan shows multiple bilateral renal stones, bigger on the left.

 Right proximal ureteric stone promoting mild hydronephrosis and a migrated left double J stent.

Case Discussion

A ureteric stent is widely placed for urinary tract obstruction for a range of indications. Rarely the stent migrates.

The right flank pain in this patient was caused by right ureteral calculus. 

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Case information

rID: 31687
Published: 21st Oct 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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