Small ureterocele

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Left flank pain. Suspected urolithiasis.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Intravenous urography

X-ray

Bulbous appearance of the left distal ureter with minimal obstruction compared to the right. The periureteral halo of the cobra sign is absent, for the bladder has been completely emptied.

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