hydroureter


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Related to hydroureter: ureterohydronephrosis, urethrorrhagia

hydroureter

[¦hī·drō′yu̇r·əd·ər]
(medicine)
Accumulation of urine in and distention of the ureter due to obstructed outflow.
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An image of the right hydroureter was found, which was erroneously interpreted as hydrosalpinx in the first evaluation.
These were observed in the renal pelvis, often associated with hydronephrosis, hydroureter, and rupture of the bladder and urethra.
Ultrasound right kidney showed moderate hydronephrosis with proximal hydroureter along with echogenic lesion seen in right lower pole of kidney.
On the basis of evidence of the progression of the nodule and increasing hydroureter, the patient was referred to the Uro-Oncology Clinic at the Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre, Westmead.
Obviously, nondilated obstructive nephropathy with acute renal failure developed, therefore, signs of obstructive nephropathy such as hydronephrosis or hydroureter were not found.
A CT scan was carried out for the palpated mass that revealed severe right hydroureter and hydronephrosis, right ureteric stones, focal distal ureteric short-segment soft-tissue density enlargement, and urinary bladder wall calcifications (Figure 2).
Left hydronephrosis and hydroureter noted secondary to obstruction of the ureter due to peritoneal carcinomatosis (Figures 8 and 9), which had significantly increased since the prior CT, in the peritoneal recess.
These included 27 patients with moderate to severe hydronephrosis 1 with mild hydronephrosis and 9 with hydronephrosis hydroureter with distended bladder indicating bladder out let obstruction.
Fibrotic changes in the urinary tract can lead to hydroureter, hydronephrosis, bacterial urinary infections, and ultimately, kidney disease or eventually bladder cancer.
Among our study group the frequency expressed as percentages of various secondary signs of ureterolithiasis were hydroureter 25 (83.
Although urinary tract injuries are rarely fatal, they can cause a range of sequelae, including urinoma, vesicovaginal and ureterovaginal fistulas, hydroureter, hydronephrosis, renal damage, and kidney atrophy.
After about 3 weeks post-operatively, the left ureter showed 23 times increase in its size from normal (Table 1); in some dogs such immense increase in size made it a bit difficult to discriminate between the pressure-atrophied, enlarged pelvis, from the hydroureter.