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The Korean Journal of Medicine 2009;77(5): 1253-1257.
성인에서의 신우요관이행부폐색의 1예
임창섭·김봉진·김자영·허 진·최원혁·홍정범·허 동, , , , , ,
Ureteropelvic junction obstruction in an adult: A case report
Chang Sup Lim, Bong Jin Kim, Ja Young Kim, Jin Heo, Won Hyuk Choi, Joung Boom Hong, Dong Heo
ABSTRACT
Ureteropelvic junction obstruction is the most common congenital anomaly and causes upper urinary tract obstruction in fetuses, neonates, and children, of which 30~50% is diagnosed before birth and rarely diagnosed in adults. In childhood, a ureteropelvic junction obstruction is usually diagnosed by incidental hydronephrosis on ultrasonography, UTIs, fever, abdominal and flank pain, and a palpable abdominal mass. In adults, a ureteropelvic junction obstruction may be asymptomatic for life or may result in flank pain and/or hematuria. We report a case of chronic flank pain, which was finally diagnosed as a ureteropelvic junction obstruction. (Korean J Med 77:S1253-S1257, 2009)
Keywords: Ureteropelvic junction obstruction; Adult; Flank pain
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