Vesicoureteric junction stone

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Right sided flank pain.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

5mm calcific density at the right VUJ in keeping with a distal ureteric stone.

No upper tract stones.

Annotated image

Right VUJ stone (inside the red circle)

Case Discussion

The VUJ is the commonest site in the ureter for a stone to become lodged and cause obstruction. 

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Case information

rID: 52754
Published: 20th Apr 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Tag: rapids
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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