EURORAD ESR

Case 352

Ureteral benign fibroepithelial polyp: A case report

Author(s)
A. Cicorelli, N. Armillotta, F. Renieri, G. Granai, C. Bartolozzi
 
Patient
male, 60 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Schematic diagram
     

    Polyp leading the ureteral intussusception

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Schematic diagram;

    Peduncular torsion of an ureteral fibroepithelial polyp

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Schematic diagram;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Intravenous pyelogram
     

    Intravenous pyelogam showed a elongated filling defect, in the right ureter

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Intravenous pyelogram;

    Presence of a mobile and elongated filling defect

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Intravenous pyelogram;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Ureteroscopy
     

    Ureteroscopy shows two ureteral polyps with a smooth epithelial surface

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Ureteroscopy;

    Polyps projecting into the lumen

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Ureteroscopy;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Retrograde pyelogram

    Retrograde pyelogram shows the polyps originating from the proximal third of right ureter

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Retrograde pyelogram;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Intraoperative photograph
     

    Intraoperative photograph shows local resection of the ureteral segment containig the polyps

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Intraoperative photograph;

    The polyp is exposed (arrowhead)

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Intraoperative photograph;
     
     
  • Figure 6
    Resected specimen

    Resected specimen demonstrates two finger-like projections

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Resected specimen;
     
     
  • Figure 7
    Histologic section
     

    Histologic section shows the fibrovascular stroma of the polyp

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Histologic section;

    Histologic aspect of the polyp with a normal urothelial covering

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Histologic section;
     
     
  • Figure 8
    Postoperative intravenous pyelogram
     

    6-month follow-up: the intravenous pyelogram demonstrates excellent postoperative result

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Postoperative intravenous pyelogram;

    12-month follow-up: the intravenous pyelogram does not demonstrate long term complications

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Postoperative intravenous pyelogram;
     
     
Polyp leading the ureteral intussusception
 
Peduncular torsion of an ureteral fibroepithelial polyp
 
Intravenous pyelogam showed a elongated filling defect, in the right ureter
 
Presence of a mobile and elongated filling defect
 
Ureteroscopy shows two ureteral polyps with a smooth epithelial surface
 
Polyps projecting into the lumen
 
Retrograde pyelogram shows the polyps originating from the proximal third of right ureter
 
Intraoperative photograph shows local resection of the ureteral segment containig the polyps
 
The polyp is exposed (arrowhead)
 
Resected specimen demonstrates two finger-like projections
 
Histologic section shows the fibrovascular stroma of the polyp
 
Histologic aspect of the polyp with a normal urothelial covering
 
6-month follow-up: the intravenous pyelogram demonstrates excellent postoperative result
 
12-month follow-up: the intravenous pyelogram does not demonstrate long term complications
 
 
 
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