Vesicoureteric reflux

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky ALSALAM


Frequent urinary tract infections.

Patient Data

Age: Young child
Gender: Male

Voiding cystourethrogram

Voiding cystourethrogram demonstrates reflux into both kidneys, with dilatation of the ureters and renal collecting system. The calyxes are distended and blunted. The urethra appears normal. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates typical bilateral grade V vesicoureteric reflux without duplex anatomy or posterior urethral valves. This child requires ureteric re-implantation. 

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Case information

rID: 9465
Published: 22nd Apr 2010
Last edited: 18th Nov 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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