PUJ obstruction in lower pole moiety of duplex kidney

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Left loin pain

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female

Cystic mass at lower pole of left kidney

Delayed 20 mins post injection of contrast, imaged supine and prone.

Duplex left collecting system with a PUJ obstruction in lower pole moiety - no ureter identified in lower pole.  Non-filling of lower pole ureter even in prone position

Delayed filling and emptying of left lower pole moiety pre-operatively but much improved post pyleoplasty after Lasix injection

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Case information

rID: 17506
Published: 19th Apr 2012
Last edited: 10th Oct 2015
System: Urogenital
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