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Renal colic in a young woman
  1. N Sarath Krishna,
  2. J Sinclair
  1. Department of Urology, Southern General Hospital, 1345 Govan Road, Glasgow G51 4TF, UK
  1. Mr Sarath Krishna

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A 37 year old woman presented to our accident and emergency department with a history of pain in her right loin. There was no radiation of pain to her groin. She had no dysuria, urinary frequency, or vaginal discharge and was apyrexial. On examination she had right loin tenderness. She was treated with analgesics which relieved her pain. Her urine analysis was positive for blood. A mid-stream specimen of urine showed no growth of organisms. Full blood count, electrolytes, urea, and creatinine were all within normal limits. A plain film and cystogram phase of an intravenous urogram (IVU) are shown in figs 1 and 2respectively.

Figure 2

Cystogram phase of IVU.

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(1)
What are the findings on the plain and cystogram films of the IVU?
(2)
What are the types of ureteroceles and how does an ureterocele present?
(3)
How do you manage this condition?

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