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Giant hydronephrosis in adults: the great mimic. Early diagnosis with ultrasound.
  1. W. T. Yang,
  2. C. Metreweli
  1. Department of Radiology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT.


    Giant hydronephrosis in adults is uncommon and often misdiagnosed clinically. We present three cases of giant hydronephrosis in adults secondary to ureteric calculous obstruction, two of whom presented with an acute abdomen and one with an indirect inguinal hernia. All patients were diagnosed promptly with ultrasound.

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