Pelviureteric junction obstruction

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam


Recurrent urinary tract infection

Patient Data

Age: Child
Nuclear medicine

Tc-99m MAG3

Tc99m-MAG3 demonstrate progressive and persistent accumulation of radio-tracer in the right kidney, in keeping with a pelviureteric junction obstruction.

Renogram activity curve shows abnormal radio-tracer uptake in the right kidney with plateau of the curve suggestive of obstruction.


Severe right hydronephrosis with normal ureter, suggestive of right pelviureteric junction obstruction.

Case Discussion

Features of right pelviureteric junction obstruction.

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Case information

rID: 9455
Published: 20th Apr 2010
Last edited: 16th May 2021
Tag: kidneys
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