Posterior urethral valves with pyonephrosis

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon


5 month old boy with urinary tract infection.

Patient Data

Age: 5 months
Modality: Ultrasound

Ultrasound reveals marked bilateral hydronephrosis and hydroureter. There is dependent echogenic debris seen throughout the renal collecting system consistent with infection (pyonephrosis).


Modality: Fluoroscopy

Micturating cystourethrogram reveals marked dilatation of the prostatic portion of the urethra consistent with posterior urethral valves

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Case Information

rID: 10432
Case created: 13th Aug 2010
Last edited: 26th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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