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Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography:
doi: 10.1097/RCT.0b013e31824677a5
Abdominal Imaging

Ureteral Intussusception: A Case Report and Literature Review

Chao, Cherng H. MD, JD*; Fong, Tiffany C. MD; Hughes-Cassidy, Fiona MD; Aganovic, Lejla MD

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Abstract

Abstract: We present the case of a 64-year-old man with intussusception of the right ureter as a complication of an underlying transitional cell carcinoma. To our knowledge, this is the first case report that illustrates ureteral intussusception by both multidetector computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. Although ureteral intussusceptions are thought to be associated with benign masses, our comprehensive review of the literature demonstrates that almost half of the cases are associated with underlying malignancy.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

  

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