Pelviureteric junction obstruction

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Incidental left hydronephrosis on ultrasound. No complaints.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

MR urography

Left sided hydronephrosis is seen with dilated and ballooned out left renal pelvis. Left pelviureteric junction is markedly narrowed with probably delayed contrast excretion into left ureter.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates typical appearances of pronounced left PUJ obstruction, likely to be congenital. 

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Case information

rID: 16848
Published: 24th Feb 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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