Stenosing hemorrhagic ureteritis in a child with Henoch-Schönlein purpura: CT appearance.

  title={Stenosing hemorrhagic ureteritis in a child with Henoch-Sch{\"o}nlein purpura: CT appearance.},
  author={M H Smet and Guy Marchal and Raymond Oyen and Luc Breysem},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  volume={15 2},
Henoch-Schönlein purpura is rarely considered in the differential diagnosis of ureteral obstruction in children. Renal ultrasound and intravenous urography may reveal hydroureteronephrosis but usually fail to yield a specific diagnosis. In this child CT differentiated between an intrinsic ureteral stenosis (hemorrhagic ureteritis) and an extrinsic ureteral stenosis (retroperitoneal fibrosis), two rare complications of Henoch-Schönlein purpura. The CT findings of hemorrhagic ureteritis are… CONTINUE READING