Ureterocele

El ureterocele es un trastorno congénito (de nacimiento) en el cual el uréter presenta una protrusión hacia la entrada de la vejiga. El ureterocele generalmente se manifiesta después de las infecciones recurrentes del tracto urinario. El tratamiento de esta condición, con frecuencia, involucra la colocación de un stent para liberar la obstrucción, y/ o la corrección quirúrgica.Ureterocele

Revision

Last reviewed 9/24/2012 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Louis S. Liou, MD, PhD, Chief of Urology, Cambridge Health Alliance, Visiting Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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