Giant Hydroureteronephrosis Associated with Primary Obstructed Megaureter

Hirokazu Tsukahara, Tooru Ando, Yasushi Fujii, Yosuke Shigematsu, Shigeo Nishibuchi, Kenichiro Okada, Tetsuo Nakashima, Nobushige Hayashi, Yasushi Ishii, Iwao Fujimoto, Masakatsu Sudo

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Abstract

The case is presented of a four year old boy with a large left abdominal mass. The patient was diagnosed as having a left giant hydroureteronephrosis due to a primary obstructed megaureter, based on the findings of ultrasonography, micturating cystourethrography, excretion urography, computed tomography and percutaneous antegrade pyeloureterography. Diuretic renography showed that the obstruction was partial. Since a static renal scintigram indicated that renal function on the affected side was moderately well preserved, ureteroplasty is planned.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)723-728
Number of pages6
JournalPediatrics International
Volume33
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1991
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Abdominal mass
  • Giant hydroureteronephrosis
  • Primary obstructed megaureter
  • Radiologic examinations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Tsukahara, H., Ando, T., Fujii, Y., Shigematsu, Y., Nishibuchi, S., Okada, K., Nakashima, T., Hayashi, N., Ishii, Y., Fujimoto, I., & Sudo, M. (1991). Giant Hydroureteronephrosis Associated with Primary Obstructed Megaureter. Pediatrics International, 33(6), 723-728. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1442-200X.1991.tb02598.x