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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 12, Issue 3, pp 156–158 | Cite as

Ultrasonographic diagnosis of uriniferous perirenal pseudocyst

  • S. Itoh
  • H. Yoshioka
  • M. Kaeriyama
  • T. Taguchi
  • R. Oka
  • T. Oka
  • Y. Okamura
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Abstract

A child with a traumatic uriniferous perirenal pseudocyst was presented. The diagnosis was not made by routine radiological studies, but ultrasound examination demonstrated a perirenal fluid accumulation clearly. The usefulness of the ultrasound examination in the diagnosis of this condition was emphasized. The characteristic finding in ultrasonogram consists of a hydronephrotic kidney and its invagination into the echolucent mass. When perirenal cystic lesions are demonstrated by ultrasound, the junctional zone between the cyst and kidney should be carefully checked for signs of invagination of the kidney into the cyst.

Key words

Uriniferous perirenal pseudocyst Urinoma Ultrasound Kidneys, cysts 

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© Springer-Verlag 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Itoh
    • 1
    • 2
  • H. Yoshioka
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. Kaeriyama
    • 1
    • 2
  • T. Taguchi
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. Oka
    • 1
    • 2
  • T. Oka
    • 1
    • 2
  • Y. Okamura
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsAsahikawa Medical CollegeAsahikawa, HokkaidoJapan
  2. 2.Department of UrologyAsahikawa Medical CollegeAsahikawa, HokkaidoJapan

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