Ureterovesical junction calculus

Case contributed by Shervin Sharifkashani


Left flank pain, dysuria, hematuria, and nausea for three days.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

A calculus coronal height up to 8 mm impacted in the left ureterovesical junction (UVJ) with hydroureteronephrosis upstream is seen. A small fat hernia in the left inguinal canal is also noted.

Case Discussion

The case illustrates the non-contrast MDCT feature of ureterovesical junction impacted stone with hydroureteronephrosis upstream. Calculi are one of the major causes of ureteric obstruction and flank pain.

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