Vesicoureteric reflux (grade 5)

Case contributed by Dr M Venkatesh


Young male child presented with history of recurrent urinary tract infections and right loin/flank pain for 1 year.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Full bladder film of micturating/voiding cystourethrogram showing reduced capacity of the urinary bladder. Reflux of the contrast is seen opacifying the entire right ureter, renal pelvis and calyces. The ureter is grossly dilated and tortuous with a dilated pelvicalyceal system and clubbing of calyces: unilateral grade V vesicoureteric reflux.

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Case information

rID: 26259
Published: 9th Dec 2013
Last edited: 21st Nov 2015
Tag: vcug, ureter
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