Vesicoureteric junction calculus
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Left-sided loin to groin pain with vomiting for the last 3 days.
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Transabdominal scan with distended urinary bladder shows left-sided mild hydronephrosis. However, a calculus could not be seen at the left vesicoureteric junction.
Transvaginal scan shows left vesicoureteric junction calculus measuring about 4 mm.
A female patient presented with left-sided renal colic. There is a left vesicoureteric junction calculus detected by the transvaginal scan; which is the most common site of ureteric calculus.
This case shows the importance of one of the non-gynecologic applications of transvaginal ultrasound.
- Nongynecologic Applications of Transvaginal US. Nizar Damani, MB,BS, FFR(RCSI), FRCR2, and Stephanie R. Wilson, MD, FRCP. https://doi.org/10.1148/radiographics.19.suppl_1.g99oc15s179