Severe hydronephrosis - iatrogenic

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male

CT Abdomen and pelvis (selected images)

Modality: CT

Right severe hydronephrosis due ureteral stenosis after aortoiliac vascular surgery. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates an iatrogenic right hydronephrosis classified as severe due the gross dilatation of the renal pelvis and calyces, which appear ballooned, ​and significant cortical thinning. 

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Case Information

rID: 31900
Case created: 4th Nov 2014
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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