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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 180-182

Ureterocele as a cause of recurrent loin pain


1 Department of Radiology, Ahmadu Bello University/Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Nigeria
2 Department of Urology, Ahmadu Bello University/Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Suleiman Lawal
Department of Radiology, Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria
Nigeria
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-9596.202369

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Ureterocele is a congenital saccular dilatation of the terminal portion of the ureter within the urinary bladder. It is an uncommon cause of urinary tract obstruction in the young patient and one of the more challenging anomalies to the urologists. Ureterocele poses a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma as it manifests a wide spectrum of perplexing clinical symptoms. We report a case of single system ureterocele in a patient presenting with acute severe transformation of recurrent loin pain.


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