Ureteropelvic junction obstruction

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Patient complaining of vague left flank pain for 3 days.

Patient Data

Age: 61
Gender: Male

CT Abdomen and pelvis

Left hydronephrosis with severe pelvic dilatation and normal calibre ureter suggesting stenosis of the ureteropelvic junction.

Case Discussion

CT shows left hydronephrosis with severe pelvic dilatation and normal ureter suggesting ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction; probably caused by post-surgical adhesions.

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Case information

rID: 14343
Published: 16th Jul 2011
Last edited: 30th Mar 2018
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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