Abdominal Imaging

, Volume 36, Issue 5, pp 609–611

Primary localized amyloidosis of the ureter


DOI: 10.1007/s00261-011-9694-0

Cite this article as:
Weiwei, Z., Yi, H. & Jinsong, Z. Abdom Imaging (2011) 36: 609. doi:10.1007/s00261-011-9694-0


Primary localized amyloidosis of the ureter can closely resemble those of malignancy or inflammation involving the ureters in its presentation and ureteroscopic appearance and on diagnostic imaging studies. We provide a case of ureteral amyloidosis to reveal its imaging characteristic and to distinguish localized amyloidosis from malignancy and ureteritis.


Amyloidosis Ureter Computed tomography 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyXijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical UniversityXianChina

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