Ureterolithiasis

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Mild right hydronephosis on ultrasound study.

Patient Data

Age: 61
Gender: Female
Modality: Fluoroscopy

There is a calculus projected over the right transverse process of L4. After contrast injection there is a cut-off at the level of the calculus that do not cause complete obstruction, but it causes a mild dilatation of upper ureter.  

Modality: Annotated image

There is a calculus projected on the right transverse process of L4. After contrast injection there is a stop point at the calculus that do not promotes a complete obstruction, but it causes a mild dilatation of upper ureter.

Case Discussion

Intravenous urography is a fluoroscopy method that has been replaced by CT studies

This case illustrates a lithiasis migrated to middle portion of the right ureter. 

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Case Information

rID: 31797
Case created: 28th Oct 2014
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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