Ureteral carcinoma found by spontaneous peripelvic extravasation: A case report

Nobuyuki Tanaka, Ryuichi Mizuno, Hitoshi Tanoguchi

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A case of ureteral carcinoma found by spontaneous peripelvic extravasation is reported. A 75-year-old woman presented with right back pain. Abdominal computed tomographic (CT) scan showed right hydronephrosis with extravasation of urine around renal pelvis. Retrograde pyelogram (RP) was performed and showed the filling defect in the right lower ureter. Under diagnosis of ureteral tumor, right nephroureterectomy was performed. Histological finding revealed urothelial carcinoma, G2>G3, pT3, INFβ, ew0, ly1, v0. After operation, she was free from recurrence during 2 months.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-63
Number of pages3
JournalJapanese Journal of Clinical Urology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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