Magnetic resonance in diagnosis of ureterocele

Magnetic resonance in diagnosis of ureterocele

Author Nascimento, Humberto Do Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Hachul, Mauricio Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Macedo Junior, Antônio Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract Ultrasonography is the main non-invasive technique for screening of ureterocele, but presents some difficulties for its diagnosis. Other supplementary diagnostic methods have the disadvantage of being invasive or using ionizing radiation. Magnetic resonance (MR) has a high sensitivity for diagnosing urinary tract malformations in adults and children. We report one case of ureterocele in a 1-year old child with the purpose of presenting its diagnosis through MR
Keywords ureter
infant
ureterocele
diagnosis
magnetic resonance
Language English
Date 2003-06-01
Published in International braz j urol. Sociedade Brasileira de Urologia, v. 29, n. 3, p. 248-250, 2003.
ISSN 1677-5538 (Sherpa/Romeo)
Publisher Sociedade Brasileira de Urologia
Extent 248-250
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1677-55382003000300012
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
SciELO ID S1677-55382003000300012 (statistics in SciELO)
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/1752

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