Isolated renal hydatid disease causing ureteropelvic junction obstruction and massive destruction of kidney parenchyma

Department of Urology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Adana Teaching and Medical Research Center, Adana, Turkey.
Urology (Impact Factor: 2.19). 07/2006; 67(6):1290.e15-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.urology.2005.12.039
Source: PubMed


Isolated hydatid disease of the kidney is a rare condition that can be challenging to diagnose. We describe a case in which isolated renal hydatid disease obstructed the ureteropelvic junction, resulting in hydronephrosis and complete destruction of the renal parenchyma.

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