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Severe congenital midureteral dilatation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17208577     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Congenital midureteral stricture is an uncommon cause of prenatal hydronephrosis, and it is generally associated with proximal hydroureteronephrosis . We report a unique case of a congenital severe midureteral dilatation associated with mild proximal ureteral dilatation and normal distal ureteral diameter. The dilated midureter was excised, and an open end-to-end ureteroureterostomy was performed. Follow-up 6 months after surgical correction revealed marked improvement in the left-sided hydronephrosis and complete resolution of the hydroureter.
Authors:
Juan C Prieto; Miguel Castellan; Rafael Gosalbez; Andrew Labbie; Marcos Perez-Brayfield
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  42     ISSN:  1531-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2007 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-08     Completed Date:  2007-02-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  257-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Pediatric Urology, Department of Urology, Miami Children Hospital and Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33155, USA. jcprietos@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abnormalities, Multiple
Anastomosis, Surgical
Dilatation, Pathologic
Female
Humans
Hydronephrosis / etiology
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Ureter / surgery*
Ureteral Diseases / complications,  congenital*,  surgery*

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