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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 355-356

Obstructive uropathy due to uretero-inguinal hernia: An uncommon occurrence

Department of Urology and Radiology, Medway Maritime Hospital, Gillingham, Kent, United Kingdom

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Sachin Malde
32 Blossom Way, Uxbridge, Middx, UB10 9LN
United Kingdom
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.120126

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Obstructive uropathy secondary to uretero-inguinal hernia is a rare phenomenon. Two types have been described-the rarer extraperitoneal type is frequently associated with other renal anomalies. Pre-operative diagnosis is essential in order to reduce the risk of ureteric injury intra-operatively. We describe one such case.

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