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Megaureter-Megacystis
Steven J. Kraus, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Definitions

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

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Fluoroscopic Findings

                • Ultrasonographic Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                          • Presentation

                            • Demographics

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                • Treatment

                                  DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                  • Consider

                                    • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                      • Reporting Tips

                                        Selected References

                                        1. 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

                                              • Clinical Issues

                                                • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                  TERMINOLOGY

                                                  • Definitions

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

                                                  IMAGING

                                                  • General Features

                                                    • Fluoroscopic Findings

                                                      • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                        • Imaging Recommendations

                                                          DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                            PATHOLOGY

                                                            • General Features

                                                              • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                • Presentation

                                                                  • Demographics

                                                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                      • Treatment

                                                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                        • Consider

                                                                          • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                            • Reporting Tips

                                                                              Selected References

                                                                              1. Willi UV et al: The so-called megaureter-megacystis syndrome. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 133(3):409-16, 1979