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Year : 2018 | Month : February | Volume : 12 | Issue : 2 | Page : PD05 - PD06

Ureteric Obstruction due to Aberrant Vessel Masquerading as Retrocaval Ureter

Sunirmal Choudhury, Pritesh Jain, Dilip Kumar Pal

1. Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. 2. Resident, Department of Urology, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. 3. Professor and Head, Department of Urology, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Dilip Kumar Pal,
Professor and Head, Department of Urology, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research,
Kolkata-700020, West Bengal, India.
E-mail: urologyipgmer@gmail.com, sunir09@gmail.com

Abstract

Aberrant vessels, although rare, may extrinsically compress ureter which on imaging may masquerade as retrocaval ureter. The exact cause of obstruction in such atypical cases can be confirmed intraoperatively. We are presenting a case which on basis of radiological features was diagnosed as a case of retrocaval ureter, however, intraoperatively it was found to be a case of ureteric obstruction due to an aberrant vessel. Thus, whenever on imaging an atypical feature of retrocaval ureter is found, differential diagnosis of aberrant vessels should also be kept in mind.

Keywords

Blood vessels, Urogenital abnormalities, Ureteral disease

How to cite this article :

Sunirmal Choudhury, Pritesh Jain, Dilip Kumar Pal. URETERIC OBSTRUCTION DUE TO ABERRANT VESSEL MASQUERADING AS RETROCAVAL URETER. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2018 February [cited: 2018 May 26 ]; 12:PD05-PD06. Available from
http://jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2018&month=February&volume=12&issue=2&page=PD05-PD06&id=11154

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2018/29216.11154

Date of Submission: Apr 10, 2017
Date of Peer Review: Jul 15, 2017
Date of Acceptance: Sep 15, 2017
Date of Publishing: Feb 01, 2018

FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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