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UROLOGICAL IMAGES
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 85-86

Ureteropelvic junction obstruction - mimicking an “elephant head” on magnetic resonance imaging


Department of Urology, Lourdes Hospital, Kochi, Kerala, India

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Hariharan Krishnamoorthy
Department of Urology, Lourdes Hospital, Kochi, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/iju.IJU_282_17

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Ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) with giant hydronephrosis is relatively rare in adults as compared to children. Most of the UPJO reported or seen in daily practice have a distinct hydronephrosis with a narrow ureteropelvic junction and a collapsed ureter distally. We present images a case of an adult female with Left UPJO, which on MRI mimicked an 'elephant head'.


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