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Megaureter-Megacystis
Steven J. Kraus, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Definitions

                • Megaureter-Megacystis syndrome (MMS): Marked vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) leads to large bladder due to repetitive recycling of urine
                  • Gradual bladder dysfunction

              IMAGING

              • General Features

                • Fluoroscopic Findings

                  • Ultrasonographic Findings

                    • Imaging Recommendations

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        PATHOLOGY

                        • General Features

                          • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                            • Presentation

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                • Treatment

                                  DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                  • Consider

                                    • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                      • Reporting Tips

                                        Selected References

                                        1. Fontanella F et al: Fetal megacystis: a lot more than LUTO. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 53(6):779-87, 2019
                                        2. Willi UV et al: The so-called megaureter-megacystis syndrome. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 133(3):409-16, 1979
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                                        KEY FACTS

                                        • Terminology

                                          • Imaging

                                            • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                              • Pathology

                                                • Clinical Issues

                                                  • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                    TERMINOLOGY

                                                    • Definitions

                                                      • Megaureter-Megacystis syndrome (MMS): Marked vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) leads to large bladder due to repetitive recycling of urine
                                                        • Gradual bladder dysfunction

                                                    IMAGING

                                                    • General Features

                                                      • Fluoroscopic Findings

                                                        • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                          • Imaging Recommendations

                                                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                              PATHOLOGY

                                                              • General Features

                                                                • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                  • Presentation

                                                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                      • Treatment

                                                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                        • Consider

                                                                          • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                            • Reporting Tips

                                                                              Selected References

                                                                              1. Fontanella F et al: Fetal megacystis: a lot more than LUTO. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 53(6):779-87, 2019
                                                                              2. Willi UV et al: The so-called megaureter-megacystis syndrome. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 133(3):409-16, 1979