Ureteric calculus

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty

Presentation

h/o pain in left lumbar region since many months. Ultrasound revealed a left ureteric calculus of size 2 cm

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

A linear thick radioopaque density is noted in the left paravertebral region extending from the lower lumbar to the upper sacral region.

The calculus is indicated by the arrows.

Case Discussion

This is a case of left lower ureteric calculus.

This calculus was detected on ultrasound however grossly underestimated in size.

The patient was operated and a 10 cm calculus was removed.

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Case Information

rID: 26970
Case created: 16th Jan 2014
Last edited: 24th Jan 2017
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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