DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-2902.isj20194094

Retrocaval ureter: a rare cause of urinary tract obstruction

Narsinha Vamanrao Kulkarni, Vikram R. Sarda, Kartik Chandrakant Gupta

Abstract


Retrocaval ureter is an uncommon cause of ureteric obstruction due to a rare congenital anomaly of inferior vena cava. We report a case of 23 year old male who presented with right flank pain and was diagnosed with ultrasound and intravenous urography. He underwent open retroperitoneal ureteroureterostomy.

 


Keywords


Retrocaval ureter, Flank pain, Intravenous urography, Ureteroureterostomy

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