An unusual case: right proximal ureteral compression by the ovarian vein and distal ureteral compression by the external iliac vein

  • Halil Ibrahim Serin Bozok University Faculty of Medicine Radiology Dept
  • Sebahattin Albayrak Department of Urology, Bozok University
  • Kemal Arda Atatürk Research and Education Hospital Radiology Dept.
  • Seda Uygun Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Anatomy Dept.
  • Kursad Zengin Bozok University, Department of Urology, School of Medicine
  • Kadriye Mine Ergun Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Anatomy Dept.
Keywords: Distal ureteral compression, Proximal ureteral compression, Ovarian vein, External iliac vein

Abstract

A 32-years old woman presented to the emergency room of Bozok University Research Hospital with right renal colic. Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) showed compression of the proximal ureter by the right ovarian vein and compression of the right distal ureter by the right external iliac vein. To the best of our knowledge, right proximal ureteral compression by the ovarian vein together with distal ureteral compression by the external iliac vein have not been reported in the literature. Ovarian vein and external iliac vein compression should be considered in patients presenting to the emergency room with renal colic or low back pain and a dilated collecting system.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/emj.2006.034629

Published
2015-12-25
How to Cite
Serin, H., Albayrak, S., Arda, K., Uygun, S., Zengin, K. and Ergun, K. (2015) “An unusual case: right proximal ureteral compression by the ovarian vein and distal ureteral compression by the external iliac vein”, Journal of Health Sciences, 5(3), pp. 110-112. doi: 10.17532/jhsci.2016.299.
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Case reports