Ureterovesical junction calculus

Case contributed by Dr Shervin Sharifkashani


Vague right side flank pain with dysuria and frequency for five days.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

A calculus with coronal with up to 6 mm in right side ureterovesical junction (UVJ) with hydroureteronephrosis upstream is seen. Fullness in left kidney pelvis and upper ureter is also seen.

Case Discussion

The case illustrates the non-contrast MDCT feature of ureterovesical junction (UVJ) calculus with hydroureteronephrosis upstream. The UVJ can lead to bladder irritability symptoms such as frequency and dysuria.

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