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GUALPA JACOME, Andrés; DIAZ YANES, Nery  y  CONDE CUETO, Taimi. Ureterocele. A Case Report. Medisur [online]. 2013, vol.11, n.6, pp.690-695. ISSN 1727-897X.

Ureterocele is a dilation of the distal end of the ureter that occurs during fetal stage. Its incidence varies according to the series between 1/500 to 1/4000 patients, predominantly in girls. A case of a 50-year-old white female patient with a history of recurrent urinary tract infections is presented. She attended the family doctor’s office due to the exacerbation of her condition by some episodes of dysuria, urinary frequency and urgency for several months. Abdominal ultrasound was recommended. A complex structure in the middle part of the right kidney was disclosed by a multislice ultrasonography of the abdominal region performed in the Dr. Gustavo Aldereguía Lima University General Hospital in Cienfuegos. Ureteropyelocaliectasis with good corticomedullary differentiation was observed in the left kidney, as well as dilation of the ureter until its entry into the bladder as a cystic intravesical mass. It was decided to report this case given its rare occurrence.

Palabras clave : ureterocele; middle aged; case reports.

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