Ureterolithiasis

Case contributed by Shervin Sharifkashani

Presentation

Left flank pain, nausea, and vomiting for three days.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
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Small calculus coronal height up to 2mm in left side ureter distal segment adjacent to UVJ with hydroureteronephrosis upstream is seen. Bladder is distended and fullness in right kidney pelvis and ureter is also seen.

Case Discussion

The case illustrates that there is not always a good correlation between the size of the ureteric calculus and the severity of hydroureteronephrosis.

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