Ureteral Obstruction

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Last Updated: 04 May 2022
medpix case - persistent nephrogram due to ureteral obstruction "medpix case - persistent nephrogram due to ureteral obstruction", by Original Source: Shephard S. Kosut; Author: Shephard S. Kosut (Walter Reed Army Medical Center); Approved By: Albert V Porambo (Civilian Medical Center);. Single AP view of the abdomen demonstrates contrast within the left kidney and a persistent left nephrogram. There is also contrast within the left collecting system to the proximal ureter where it abruptly tapers....

A ureteral obstruction is a clog in one or both of the tubes that bring urine from the kidneys to the bladder. Ureteral obstruction can be cured. Ureteral obstruction is rather common. Ureteral obstruction could have no signs or symptoms. Symptoms and signs depend on where the obstruction takes place, whether it's total or partial, how quickly it develops, and whether it impacts one or both kidneys.

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