IOTW: Unilateral hydronephrosis

Posted on: March 11, 2019, by :

19 year-old-girl with right flank pain found to have mild unilateral hydronephrosis. You can differentiate renal vessels from the ureter by adding color doppler. The patient was also found to have a 5 mm urolithiasis at the UV junction on radiology US that is likely the etiology of the hydronephrosis and was discharged home with pain control.

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