Obstructive Uropathy Caused by Testicular Vein Compression: Multidetector-Row Computed Tomography FindingsUgurel, Mehmet Sahin MD; Ilica, Ahmet Turan MD; Kantarci, Fatih MD; Kocaoglu, Murat MD; Somuncu, Ibrahim MDJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography: September-October 2005 - Volume 29 - Issue 5 - p 580-581 doi: 10.1097/01.rct.0000175501.79954.4d Abdominal Imaging: Case Report Buy Abstract Author InformationAuthors Article MetricsMetrics Although the right testicular vein and ureter follow a close course at the level of the third lumbar vertebra, it is unusual for the right testicular vein to be a cause of ureteral obstruction. Previously, conventional computed tomography (CT) has been used for establishing this anatomic relation. A case of hydronephrosis in a man secondary to right testicular vein compression diagnosed with multidetector-row CT findings is described. From the Department of Radiology, Gulhane Military Medical Faculty, Ankara, Turkey. Received for publication June 13, 2005; accepted June 15, 2005. Reprints: Ahmet Turan Ilica, Department of Radiology, Gulhane Military Medical Faculty, 06010-Ankara, Turkey (e-mail: email@example.com). © 2005 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.