Urologic radiology

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Obstructed ureterocele with milk of calcium

  • Ivy A. Engel
  • Paula W. Brill
  • Patricia Winchester
Case Reports


Milk of calcium is rare in the urinary tract. It is usually associated with stasis in pyelogenic cysts and infrequently with obstruction. This report describes radiographic and sonographic findings in a 15-year-old girl with milk of calcium in a simple ureterocele, ureter, and hydronephrotic kidney. Milk of calcium has not been previously reported in a ureterocele and is extremely rare in the pediatric age group.

Key words

Milk of calcium Calcium salts renal calculi Ureterocele urinary tract obstruction Child, adolescent 


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© Springer-Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivy A. Engel
    • 1
  • Paula W. Brill
    • 1
  • Patricia Winchester
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyNew York Hospital-Cornell Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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