Bifid blind-ending ureter--a case report

Lam, H.S. (1991) Bifid blind-ending ureter--a case report. Singapore Medical Journal, 32 (1). pp. 84-6. ISSN 0037-5675, DOI 2017715.

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An interesting case of bifid blind-ending ureter occurring in a young Indian girl is reported. She presented with severe recurrent right iliac fossa pain for which she underwent appendicectomy which did not resolve her symptoms. Subsequent urological investigation--IVU and retrograde pyeleogram--revealed the genuine diagnosis. Surgical excision of the blind-ending branch was successful in relieving the intractable pain. A review of the literature on this uncommon congenital urological problem is outlined stating its clinical significance and treatment options.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Department of Surgery, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
Uncontrolled Keywords: Abdominal Pain/etiology
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 31 May 2011 07:47
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2019 01:23

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