Ureterolithiasis

Case contributed by Dr Farzad Pirzad

Presentation

Right sided colicky flank pain

Patient Data

Age: 34
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Ultrasound was performed.Note the following abnormalities:

  • Hydronephrosis.
  • Echogenic shadowing calculi in the renal collecting system.
  • Ureterolith with ureteric dilatation.

Case Discussion

Renal colic is one of the most common diseases seen in the emergency department. Ultrasound can serve as an initial investigation for detecting stones with or without associated hydronephrosis and is especially useful when avoiding radiation is important.


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Case information

rID: 9955
Case created: 2nd Jun 2010
Last edited: 23rd Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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