Giant hydronephrosis: a rare cause of gross abdominal distension.

A 53-year old man was admitted with painless progressive abdominal distension of 1 year duration. He was a lorry driver and his abdomen started touching the steering wheel, making his job difficult. The abdominal distension was increasing despite treatment for “presumed” ascites. Clinical examination revealed a symmetrically distended abdomen with no… CONTINUE READING