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Ureteral injury due to blunt abdominal trauma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16816593     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ureteral injury is usually due to abdominal penetrating trauma or surgical insult. It has seldom been reported in patients with blunt abdominal trauma. A 20-year-old man presented with left flank and inguinal area pain after blunt abdominal trauma sustained in a motor scooter accident. Acute hydronephrosis and hematuria were noted. Retrograde pyelography and ureteroscopic examination revealed left distal ureter edema with obstruction. The hydronephrosis resolved after temporary double-J-stenting.
Authors:
Wei-Jing Lee; Hung-Jung Lin; Tse-Chou Cheng
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of emergency medicine : official journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0969-9546     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Emerg Med     Publication Date:  2006 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-07-03     Completed Date:  2006-12-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9442482     Medline TA:  Eur J Emerg Med     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  244-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Emergency Medicine, Chi-Mei Medical Center, Yung Kang City, Tainan, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abdominal Injuries / complications*
Accidents, Traffic
Adult
Developing Countries
Flank Pain / etiology
Humans
Hydronephrosis / etiology,  radiography,  therapy
Male
Motorcycles
Ureter / injuries*
Ureteral Obstruction / etiology*,  radiography,  therapy
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / complications*,  radiography,  therapy

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