Ureteral Calculus and Anuria in Kidney Transplanted Patient: What to do?

Ureteral Calculus and Anuria in Kidney Transplanted Patient: What to do?

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Author(s): Luísa Ferraz de Arruda, Laísa Ferraz de Arruda, Pedro Francisco F. Arruda

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DOI: 10.18483/ijSci.2602 26 109 7-9 Volume 11 - Aug 2022


An obstructive ureteral calculus from a transplanted kidney is a rare condition, the prevalence of which is 0.4 to 1% in cases of kidney graft. This calculus is generally detected during diagnostic imaging exams when the patient is either asymptomatic or has a reduction in urinary output. The definitive diagnosis is determined using computed tomography and ultrasound. Resolutive treatment is normally surgical. This paper reports the case of a patient with a transplanted kidney who presented with anuria and ureteral calculus, which was treated with laser ureterolithotripsy.


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