Imaging of ureter: a primer for the emergency radiologist

Mohd Zahid, Pankaj Nepal, Arpit Nagar, Prem P. Batchala, Devendra Kumar, Vijayanadh Ojili

Producción científica: Review articlerevisión exhaustiva


In this review article, we will discuss the gamut of abnormalities involving the ureters. In the emergency department, ureterolithiasis is the most common indication for imaging abdomen and pelvis. However, spectrum of ureteral abnormalities including congenital, infectious and inflammatory, primary and secondary ureteral malignancies, retroperitoneal fibrosis rare described in this article may be encountered. Thus, we will describe acute subacute as well as chronic conditions that may affect ureter. Knowledge of common, as well as rare entities and their imaging features, is of utmost importance to enable appropriate management.

Idioma originalEnglish (US)
Páginas (desde-hasta)815-837
Número de páginas23
PublicaciónEmergency Radiology
EstadoPublished - ago 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Emergency Medicine


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