Case Author(s): Samuel Wang, M.D. and Keith Fischer, M.D. , 5/18/97 . Rating: #D2, #Q3

Diagnosis: Ureteral hernia

Brief history:

77 year old man with back pain.


Anterior and posterior whole body images.

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Diagnosis: Ureteral hernia

Full history:

77 year old man with complaints of back pain.


21 mCi Tc-99m MDP i.v.


A low lying left kidney is identified with extra-renal pelvis and possibly caliectasis. There is a left scrotal hernia containing a loop of the left ureter which itself appears to be dilated.


This is an unusual case of a ureter herniating into the scrotum.

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References and General Discussion of Bone Scintigraphy (Anatomic field:Genitourinary System, Category:Normal, Technique, Congenital Anomaly)

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