JRSM Open 2022 Mar 9;13(3):20542704221077556. Epub 2022 Mar 9.
Department of Urology, Princess Royal University Hospital, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Farnborough Common, Orpington BR6 8ND, UK.
Spontaneous ureteric rupture is a rare phenomenon which can be traumatic or non-traumatic that may arise from ureteric obstruction, trauma, mucosal inflammation from urolithiasis, connective tissue disease or retroperitoneal fibrosis. High pressure chronic retention is characterised by noctural enuresis, a tense palpable bladder, hypertension, progressive renal impairment, bilateral hydronephrosis and hydroureter on imaging. Obstructive urological symptoms are typically absent in uncomplicated cases. Read More