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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 2001;25(5):888-891.
Right Hydronephrosis Caused by Congenital Circumcaval Ureter in a Spinal Cord Injured Patient: A case report.
Park, Jeong Mee , Lee, Sang Shin , Chung, Hong Guen , Lee, Young Hee , Lee, Jong Min
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine.
척수손상환자에서 동반된 선천성 하대정맥후요관으로 인한 우측 수신증 ⁣증례 보고⁣
박정미, 이상신, 정홍균, 이영희, 이종민
연세대학교 원주의과대학 재활의학교실
Abstract

Circumcaval ureter is one of the congenital anomaly in which aberrant development of the inferior vena cava (IVC) causes compression of the deviated ureter medially behind the IVC. The incidence is approximately one in 1500 cadavers and is three to four times more common in male. Although the lesion is congenital, symptoms attributable to this anomaly usually appear in young adulthood. This is a case of 17-year-old spinal cord injured man with a circumcaval ureter who was diagnosed as right hydronephrosis by routine evaluation for neurogenic bladder, incidentally. Suprapubic cystostomy was done for prevention of further urologic complication and the severity of hydronephrosis was not aggravated in follow up studies after 6 months. We suggest early routine evaluation for neurogenic bladder is very important for prevention of developing urologic complication caused by congenital urologic anomaly in the patients with spinal cord injury.

Key Words: Circumcaval ureter, Hydronephrosis, Spinal cord injury


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