EURORAD ESR

Case 13574

Circumcaval ureter - Congenital vascular cause of obstructive hydronephrosis

Author(s)
Dr. Dhruv Taneja1, Dr. Jyoti Arora2

Medanta the Medicity, Medanta,
Radiology;
A 56/7 DLF Phase 1
122002 Gurgaon, India;
Email:dhruvt@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 25 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial reformatted contrast-enhanced CT MIP (maximum intensity projection) images

    25-year-old male patient with right circumcaval ureter showing the right ureter (green arrows) encircling the IVC (blue arrow). Right kidney also shows mild hydronephrosis.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Urinary Tract / Bladder; Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Obstruction / Occlusion;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Coronal reformatted contrast-enhanced CT MIP image

    25-year-old male patient with right circumcaval ureter showing the right ureter (green arrows) encircling the IVC (blue arrow). Right kidney shows a ‘reverse J’ configuration of proximal dilated ureter up to the...

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Urinary Tract / Bladder; Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-General; Special Focus: Obstruction / Occlusion;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    VRT image

    25-year-old male patient with right circumcaval ureter showing medial deviation of the right ureter at L3 level with hydroureteronephrosis with a ‘reverse J’ configuration.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Urinary Tract / Bladder; Veins / Vena cava; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-Virtual imaging; Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
25-year-old male patient with right circumcaval ureter showing the right ureter (green arrows) encircling the IVC (blue arrow). Right kidney also shows mild hydronephrosis.
 
25-year-old male patient with right circumcaval ureter showing the right ureter (green arrows) encircling the IVC (blue arrow). Right kidney shows a ‘reverse J’ configuration of proximal dilated ureter up to the L3 level.
 
25-year-old male patient with right circumcaval ureter showing medial deviation of the right ureter at L3 level with hydroureteronephrosis with a ‘reverse J’ configuration.
 
 
 
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