Items tagged “ureter”

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Congenital megaureter

A congenital (primary) megaureter is a 'basket-term' to encompass causes of an enlarged ureter which are intrinsic to the ureter, rather than as a result of a more distal abnormality; e.g. bladder, urethra (see secondary megaureter). It encompasses: obstructed primary megaureter refluxing prim...
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Ureterocoele

Ureterocoeles represent congenital dilatation of the distal-most portion of the ureter. The dilated portion of the ureter may herniate into the bladder secondary to the abnormal structure of vesicoureteric junction (VUJ). Epidemiology Most ureterocoeles are congenital, usually associated with ...
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Vesicoureteric reflux (grading)

Vesicoureteric reflux (VUR) grading divides vesicoureteric reflux according to the height of reflux up the ureters and degree of dilatation of the ureters: grade 1: reflux limited to the ureter grade 2: reflux up to the renal pelvis grade 3: mild dilatation of ureter and pelvicalyceal system ...
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Fishhook ureter

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 07 May 2008
68% complete
CT
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Ureterocoele

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 16 Mar 2009
91% complete
Barium
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Duplex collecting system

A duplex collecting system, or duplicated collecting system, is one of the most common congenital renal tract abnormalities. It is characterised by an incomplete fusion of upper and lower pole moieties resulting in a variety of complete or incomplete duplications of the collecting system. While ...
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Urolithiasis

Urolithiasis refers to the presence of calculi anywhere along the course of the urinary tracts. For the purpose of the article, the terms urolithiasis, nephrolithiasis and renal or kidney stones are used interchangeably, although some authors have slightly varying definitions of each.  See main...
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Retrocaval ureter

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 20 Jan 2010
48% complete
CT
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Ureteritis cystica

Ureteritis cystica or pyeloureteritis cystica is a benign condition of the ureters representing multiple small submucosal cysts.  Epidemiology Typically this condition is seen in diabetics, with recurrent urinary tract infection. As such is is most frequently seen in older patients and is more...
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Multiple filling defects of the ureter (differential)

Multiple filling defects within a ureter, as seen on conventional IVU or CT IVU, have a relatively small differential including: spreading or multifocal transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) vascular indentations multiple ureteral stones (steinstrasse) blood clots ureteritis cystica Stevens-Jo...
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Ureterocoele

Ureterocoele
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 11 May 2010
66% complete
X-ray
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Pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction

Pelvi-ureteric junction (PUJ) obstruction/stenosis, also known as ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction/stenosis, can be one of the causes of an obstructive uropathy. It can be congenital or acquired with a congenital PUJ obstruction being one of the commonest causes of antenatal hydronephros...
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Transitional cell carcinoma (urinary tract)

Transitional cell carcinoma (TCC), also called urothelial cell carcinoma (UCC), is the most common primary malignancy of the urinary tract and may be found along its entire length, from the renal pelvis to the bladder.  As imaging findings and treatment vary according to where along the urinary...
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Goblet sign (ureter)

The goblet sign (or champagne glass sign) refers to the appearance of the ureter when it is focally dilated by an intraluminal mass. It is best seen when the ureter is opacified from below, by a retrograde ureterogram. Presence of this sign indicates the pathology to be chronic, permitting the l...
Case

Steinstrasse

Case 1 Two Ureter...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 27 May 2010
60% complete
X-ray
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PUJ / UPJ obstruction

PUJ obstruction
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 31 May 2010
59% complete
CT
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Ureterocoele

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 11 Jun 2010
63% complete
Ultrasound
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Duplex kidney with calculus in ureterocele

Duplex left kidney
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky
Published 13 Sep 2010
45% complete
CT
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Duplex kidney and ureterocoele

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky
Published 13 Sep 2010
98% complete
CT
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Huge ureteric transitional cell carcinoma

Huge ureteric TCC
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 29 Sep 2010
83% complete
CT

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