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Evaluation of Ureteral Stent

Evaluation of Ureteral Stent

  • 50-year-old patient with ureteral stent evaluated with CT.
  • Figure 1. Shows a calcified lesion adjacent to left lower ureter.
  • Figure 2. Shows a calcified lesion adjacent to left lower ureter.
  • Figure 3. Shows a calcified lesion adjacent to left lower ureter.
  • Figure 4. Shows a calcified lesion adjacent to left lower ureter.
  • Figure 5. Shows a mildy radiolucent central region in calcified area around lower left ureter.
  • Incidentally, a calcified lesion 18 mm was seen adjacent to lower third left ureter. Calcified lesion showed a mildly radiolucent nidus.
  • Ureteral stricture is a recognized complication of ureteroscopy and ureteral stone fragmentation.
  • A stone granuloma is embedded particles of calcium oxalate associated with macrophages and foreign body giant cells, with surrounding fibrosis and ureteral obstruction.
  • Endoscopic management of urolithiasis is one of the most common urological procedures today.

Case History: 50-year-old patient with ureteral stent evaluated with CT.

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