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Renal calyceal rupture with extensive urinoma formation as a complication of cervical cancer

  • Sehrish Sardar1
  • Ashley Hickman2
  • Andrea E. Wahner Hendrickson3,*,

1Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA

2Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA

3Department of Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA

DOI: 10.22514/ejgo.2024.019 Vol.45,Issue 1,February 2024 pp.139-142

Submitted: 10 June 2023 Accepted: 21 July 2023

Published: 15 February 2024

*Corresponding Author(s): Andrea E. Wahner Hendrickson E-mail: WahnerHendrickson.Andrea@mayo.edu

Abstract

Renal calyceal rupture (RCR) is a rare phenomenon most commonly caused by increased renal pelvic pressure from ureteral obstruction. This can occur in the setting of acute obstruction such as with kidney stones and is not commonly seen as a consequence of malignancy due to the chronic nature of obstruction. In this case, we describe a patient with newly diagnosed cervical cancer presenting with thigh pain who was found to have a urinoma from RCR caused by malignant obstruction. We discuss the workup of a pelvic mass presenting as flank pain, as well as the role of history and physical exam when reviewing imaging. We also review the management of RCR in the setting of malignant obstruction. Lastly we highlight the alterations to cervical cancer treatment due to the presence of the infected urinoma.


Keywords

Cervical cancer; Urinoma; Renal calyceal rupture


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Sehrish Sardar,Ashley Hickman,Andrea E. Wahner Hendrickson. Renal calyceal rupture with extensive urinoma formation as a complication of cervical cancer. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology. 2024. 45(1);139-142.

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