Items tagged “ureter”

84 results found
Case

Fishhook ureter

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

Ureterocoele

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 16 Mar 2009
91% complete
Barium
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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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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...
Case

Ureterocoele

Ureterocoele
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 11 May 2010
66% complete
X-ray
Article

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...
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PUJ / UPJ obstruction

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

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
Article

Cobra head sign (ureter)

The cobra head sign (or spring onion sign) refers to dilatation of the distal ureter, surrounded by a thin lucent line, which is seen in patients with an adult-type ureterocoele. The cobra head appearance indicates an uncomplicated ureterocele. The lucent "hood" of the cobra represents the comb...
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Vesicoureteric reflux

Vesicoureteric reflux (VUR) is the term for abnormal flow of urine from the bladder into the upper urinary tract and is typically a problem encountered in young children.  For grading of vesicoureteric reflux, please refer to vesicoureteric reflux grading. Epidemiology The incidence of UTI is...
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Vesicoureteral reflux

 Diagnosis certain
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
69% complete
Fluoroscopy
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Malacoplakia of the urinary tract

Malacoplakia of the urinary tract is an uncommon chronic granulomatous inflammatory disease of the bladder wall. Malakoplakia (meaning "soft plaque") can affect any organ, but the urinary bladder is the commonest location. Epidemiology Malacoplakia has a peak incidence in middle age and has a ...
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Drooping lily sign (ureter)

The drooping lily sign is a urographic sign in some patients with a duplicated collecting system. It refers to the inferolateral displacement of the opacified lower pole moiety due to an obstructed (and unopacified) upper pole moiety. The similarity to a lily is further strengthened by the smal...
Case

Ureterocoele and duplex collecting system

 Diagnosis almost certain
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
54% complete
Ultrasound
Article

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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Congenital megaureters

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 09 Jan 2011
71% complete
CT
Article

Circumcaval ureter

A circumcaval ureter, or retrocaval ureter, is a developmental anomaly of the inferior vena cava (IVC). Unfortunately both terms suggest that the ureter is at fault, whereas in reality it is the IVC. They are of two types: high loop low loop Clinical presentation Many patients with this anom...

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