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  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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Major Scope

  •  Vascular Surgery
  •  Emergency Surgery
  •  General Surgery
  •  Obstetrics Surgery
  •  Neurological Surgery
  •  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  •  Plastic Surgery
  •  Transplant Surgery


Citation: Clin Surg. 2019;4(1):2369.Case Report | Open Access

An Uncommon Cause of Acute Abdominal Pain: Spontaneous Ureteral Rupture

Scius Nathan, Roelandt Kerwin, Francis Lorge and Marcelo Di Gregorio3

Department of Emergency, CHU UCL Namur site-Godinne, Belgium
Department of Radiology, CHU UCL Namur sit-Godinne, Belgium
Department of Urology, CHU UCL Namur sit-Godinne, Belgium

*Correspondance to: Scius Nathan 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.2369


Spontaneous rupture of the ureter is an uncommon etiology of acute abdominal pain. Here we report the case of a 66-year-old patient who suffered ureter rupture due to stenosis of the lower ureter after radiotherapy. Treatment included the placement of a double-J catheter by interventional radiology. The evolution was favorable.


Spontaneous rupture; Ureter; Double-J catheter

Cite the article

Nathan S, Kerwin R, Lorge F, Di Gregorio M. An Uncommon Cause of Acute Abdominal Pain: Spontaneous Ureteral Rupture. Clin Surg. 2019; 4: 2369.

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