Vesicoureteric reflux (grade V)

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty

Presentation

History of fever and recurrent urinary tract infections.

Patient Data

Age: 3
Gender: Male
Fluoroscopy

Micturating cystourethrogram findings:

  • On filling of bladder with contrast passive reflux was noted
  • On micturating film active reflux was noted
  • Bilateral ureters appear dilated and tortuous 
  • Bilateral pelvicalyceal systems appear grossly dilated with loss of papillary impressions

Case Discussion

Case of bilateral Grade V vesicoureteric reflux (VUR)

Common cause of UTIs and fever in newborns and children

Associated condition are pyelonephritis and reflux nephropathy (if left untreated) .

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Case information

rID: 28005
Case created: 4th Mar 2014
Last edited: 9th Aug 2017
System: Urogenital
Tag: shetty
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