A Cadaveric Report on a Giant Ureteric Stone Led Right Hydro Ureter and Severe Hydronephrosis

Sumalatha, Suhani and Kotian, Sushma R and Shetty, Ashwija and Punja, Rohini and Nayak, Deepak M and Punnose, K (2019) A Cadaveric Report on a Giant Ureteric Stone Led Right Hydro Ureter and Severe Hydronephrosis. Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences, 29 (5). pp. 649-652. ISSN 1029-1857

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: The ureter shows natural constrictions in its course, and these are the potential site for the impaction of the renal calculus. Giant ureteral stones are associated with insidious growth and late presentation, often leading to renal failure.CASE PRESENTATION: In the present case, we observed a huge ureteric stone obstructing the right ureterovesical junction in a 58 year-old male cadaver. We also found hydroureter distal to the impaction of the calculus, renal damage and severe hydronephrosis on the right side. Histopathological analysis showed conditions of arterio-nephro-sclerosis and roded ureter secondary to the calculus. Ureteric stones obstruction may result in hydroureter,hydronephrosis and progressive renal damage leading to irreversible renal function. The present case provides valuable information regarding the gross and histopathological alterations in ureteric calculi.CONCLUSION: It further enables clinicians to be armed with the knowledge of preventive approaches to educate patients with previous calculi, or those who may develop in the future

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hydronephrosis; Kidney; South Indian; Histopathological; Ureteric stone
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Anatomy
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pathology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2020 13:55
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2020 13:55
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/154825

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