Ureteral Stump Empyema With Calculi

Publication date: Available online 17 October 2019Source: Urology Case ReportsAuthor(s): Walid Smeoui, Ahmed Samet, Talel Touaiti, Nouri Rebai, Abderrazek Bouzouita, Mourad HadjslimèneAbstractA 52-year-old man with a history of right nephrectomy for a nonfunctioning kidney, consults after 22 years for fever with right lower abdominal pain. Surgical exploration was thereafter performed and the right ureteral stump was removed en bloc. Pathological examination of the right ureterectomy specimen revealed a significant acute and chronic ureteritis due to stone without any signs of malignancy. Owing to the low incidence of complications associated with ureteral stump, we suggest that if ureteral remnant becomes symptomatic, a distal ureterectomy should be performed without any delay avoiding subsequent complications of the stump.
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