Retrocaval ureter: Computed tomography and ultrasound appearance

Brian J. Murphy, Javier Casillas, Jose Luis Becerra

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The computed tomography and sonography appearance of retrocaval ureter is correlated with findings on intravenous urography. Computed tomography is recommended as the imaging procedure of choice to confirm the diagnosis of retrocaval ureter.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)89-93
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Computed Tomography
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1987


  • Circumcaval ureter
  • Retrocaval ureter
  • Ureter, computed tomography
  • Ureter, displacement
  • Ureter, obstruction
  • Ureter, ultrasound studies

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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