Spontaneous rupture of the ureter: A rare case



Spontaneous rupture, Ureteral rupture, Ureter


Spontaneous rupture of the ureter is a rare condition defined as non-traumatic urinary leakage from the ureter. It is generally associated with calculous diseases. It can be present with acute abdomen and may be misdiagnosed as other surgical conditions. Ureteral rupture can lead to numerous complications, including abscess formation, urinomas and urosepsis. We have presented a rare case of spontaneous rupture of the ureter and have observed the diagnosis and treatment methods in the light of the available literature.


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Bedel C, Türkoğlu S. Spontaneous rupture of the ureter: A rare case. J Surg Med [Internet]. 2019 Jan. 27 [cited 2024 Apr. 19];3(1):112-4. Available from: https://jsurgmed.com/article/view/464320