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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 377-378

Post appendectomy acalculus bilateral ureteric obstruction: A rare entity in children


Department of Pediatric Surgery and Urology, IBN Sina Hospital, Sabah Medical Region, State of Kuwait

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Vipul Gupta
Department of Pediatric Surgery and Urology, IBN Sina Hospital
State of Kuwait
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.125453

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Bilateral acalculus ureteric obstruction is described as rare sequelae of acute appendicitis in two paediatric patients aged 6 and 11 years presented with features of anuria. Imaging and endoscopic evaluation confirmed bilateral ureteric obstruction secondary to bladder wall oedema as an inflammatory reaction to appendix. Both cases recovered following bilateral ureteric stenting and are doing well.


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