Left ureteral appendiceal interposition: Exercise caution and do not be mislead By postoperative radiological obstruction

Vol. 43 (x): 2017 November 11.[Ahead of print]

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2017.0295


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Aderivaldo Cabral Dias Filho 1, Carlos Alberto Toledo Martinez 1, Maria Bianca Côrte 2, Marcus Vinicius Osorio Maroccolo 1
1 Unidade de Urologia, Hospital de Base do Distrito Federal, Brasília, DF, Brasil; 2 Unidade de Proctologia, Hospital de Base do Distrito Federal, Brasília, DF, Brasil

 

ABSTRACT

Postoperative imaging after appendiceal ureteral interposition may be difficult to interpret, misguiding the urologist towards intervention. We present a case in which radiological obstruction was not endorsed by a 99TcDTPA nephrogram, with favorable outcome after conservative treatment.

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