Journal article

Surgical treatment of retroiliac ectopic ureters with secondary hydronephrosis and hydroureter in a dog

Maureen A Griffin, William TN Culp, Matthew JL Munro, Carrie A Palm, Mason W Wanamaker

Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association | American Veterinary Medical Association | Published : 2021


CASE DESCRIPTION: An 8-month-old 41.2-kg (90.6-lb) sexually intact male Dogue de Bordeaux with urinary incontinence and signs of nausea was referred for further evaluation and treatment of bilateral hydronephrosis, hydroureter, and ectopic ureters. CLINICAL FINDINGS: Clinicopathologic analyses revealed urine specific gravity and serum concentrations of urea nitrogen and creatinine within reference limits. Abdominal ultrasonography and CT revealed unilateral abdominal cryptorchidism, ureters that bilaterally passed dorsal to and appeared compressed by the external iliac arteries (retroiliac ureters), and bilateral hydronephrosis, hydroureter, and ectopic ureters. On CT, minimal uptake of c..

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