Imaging findings in fibroepithelial polyps causing ureteropelvic junction obstruction: Report of one case

Chan Yao Wu, Tsan Jung Yu, Yu Tsun Su, Ying Chi Tseng, Chang Hsu Yang

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Abstract

Fibroepithelial polyps causing ureteropelvic junction obstruction are rarely reported in the pediatric age group. We report a 9-year-old boy who had ureteropelvic junction obstruction that proved to be owing to benign fibroepithelial polyps. Intravenous pyelography showed hydronephrosis with filling defects at the left ureteropelvic junction. Operative exploration revealed several finger-like polypoid neoplasms obstructing the lumen. The involved segment was resected and a dismembered pyeloplasty was performed. Fibroepithelial polyps were diagnosed by histology. The clinical imaging findings, features and methods of surgical treatment of this rare lesion are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)249-251
Number of pages3
JournalActa Paediatrica Taiwanica
Volume47
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Children
  • Computed tomographic urography
  • Fibroepithelial polyp
  • Ureteropelvic junction obstruction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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