Obstructive uropathy in chronic inflammatory bowel disease.

  title={Obstructive uropathy in chronic inflammatory bowel disease.},
  author={Peter Fleckenstein and Lone Knudsen and Erling Bjerregaard Pedersen and Henrik Marcussen and Stig Jarnum},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={12 5},
On the basis of intravenous pyelography the frequency of ureteral obstruction was elucidated in retrospect in 140 patients with Crohn's disease and 88 patients with ulcerative colitis. The findings were related to X-ray examination of the gastrointestinal tract and to the clinical condition at the time of examination. 19% of the Crohn patients had ureteral obstruction, typically affecting the right ureter on a level with the linea terminalis. There was a close topographic relationship between… CONTINUE READING