Pelviureteric junction obstruction (PUJ)

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Lumbar ache. X-ray of the lumbar spine demonstrated left-sided calcification. Renal?

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

Non-contrast CT demonstrates a pelviureteric junction obstruction (PUJ) (aka UPJ obstruction) on the left with a large calculus within the dilated renal pelvis. 

Case Discussion

Case courtesy of Bob Cook, MD. Western Memorial Regional Hospital Corner Brook, Newfoundland.

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Case information

rID: 12778
Published: 9th Jan 2011
Last edited: 16th Dec 2020
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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