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MÆDICA - a Journal of Clinical Medicine | Vol. 8 (11), no. 3 2013

ISSN 1841-9038  |  e-ISSN 2069-6116
ISSN-L 1841-9038
CNCSIS - CMR - B+

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An Awareness of a Possible Cause of Obstruction Due to an Ureteric Aspergilloma Mistaken for Stone

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ABSTRACT

Ureteric aspergilloma is a rare cause of ureteric colic and obstruction. We are presenting a rare entity in a 58-year old man who had complained of pain abdomen. It is a case of unilateral ureteric aspergilloma in a middle aged diabetic male. He was diagnosed as a case of ureteric calculi on ultrasound and X-ray KUB. On ureteroscopy yellow pus like ball was removed and sent for pathology examination. To our surprise on histopathology, it revealed as aspergilloma. Patient was treated with voriconazole.

Keywords: ureter, obstruction, ultrasonography, stone, Mycelial clumps, or bezoars (fungus balls), diabetic

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