Ureteral obstruction secondary to a patent umbilical artery in a 79-year-old man: a case report.

Aberrant blood vessels are a rare cause of ureteral obstruction, with 9 cases having been reported, mostly in children. A 79-year-old man presented with left flank pain. At operation a patent left umbilical artery was partially obstructing the distal left ureter. Partial ureterectomy and ureteroureterostomy provided relief of symptoms. Aberrant blood… CONTINUE READING