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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 375-377

Inflammatory stricture of the right ureter following perforated appendicitis: The first Indian report

Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Life Line Rigid Hospitals, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Deepa Ganesh
Lifeline Hospital - 47/3, New Avadi Road, Kilpauk, Chennai - 600 010, Tamil Nadu
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0972-9941.181324

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Perforated appendicitis leading to inflammatory stricture of the right ureter is a rarity. We present this fairly uncommon case of a patient who developed a stricture of the right ureter secondary to an ongoing inflammatory process in the peritoneum and retroperitoneum. A perforated appendicitis was operated upon, and on follow-up the mild hydronephrosis had worsened. Stenting of the right ureter completely solved the problem.


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