Single session endoscopic management of intrinsic ureteropelvic junction obstruction and concomitant renal stone disease in a child: a case report
Department of Urology, İnönü University, Faculty of Medicine, 44069 – Malatya, Turkey
BMC Urology 2002, 2:11 doi:10.1186/1471-2490-2-11Published: 24 September 2002
Percutaneous nephrolithotomy is a well known therapeutic modality for stone diseases of childhood. Antegrade and retrograde endopyelotomies are also well defined options of treatment for secondary ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Yet there are few reports regarding endoscopic therapy of intrinsic ureteropelvic junction obstruction. To our knowledge, there exist only a few reports of endosurgical treatment of children with stone disease and with concomitant intrinsic ureteropelvic junction obstruction, in the literature.
We present the endoscopic management of stone disease and concomitant intrinsic ureteropelvic junction obstruction of a child in one session.
Percutaneous nephrolithotomy and antegrade endopyelotomy is combined safely with successful outcome in a child.