Ureteropelvic junction obstruction caused by Fibroepithelial polyps in children

  • Maria Knoblich Serviço de Cirurgia Pediátrica, Unidade de Urologia Pediátrica, Hospital Dona Estefânia, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Vanda Pratas Vital Serviço de Cirurgia Pediátrica, Unidade de Urologia Pediátrica, Hospital Dona Estefânia, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Dinorah Cardoso Serviço de Cirurgia Pediátrica, Unidade de Urologia Pediátrica, Hospital Dona Estefânia, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Fátima Alves Serviço de Cirurgia Pediátrica, Unidade de Urologia Pediátrica, Hospital Dona Estefânia, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Filipe Catela Mota Serviço de Cirurgia Pediátrica, Unidade de Urologia Pediátrica, Hospital Dona Estefânia, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Paolo Casella Serviço de Cirurgia Pediátrica, Unidade de Urologia Pediátrica, Hospital Dona Estefânia, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisboa, Portugal

Abstract

Introduction
Fibroepithelial polyps are extremely rare benign tumors arising from mesodermal tissue in the ureteral wall in children, that can cause ureteropelvic junction obstruction.
Case report
In this report, we present an 11‐year‐old boy complaining of left intermitent lumbar pain related with ipsilateral hydronephrosis. Surgical exploration revealed several endoluminal polyps located at the ureteropelvic junction, obstructing the lumen of the ureter.
Discussion
Standard treatment consists in resection of the affected ureteral segment followed by open or laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty. The prognosis is excellent.

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Published
2017-04-11
How to Cite
KNOBLICH, Maria et al. Ureteropelvic junction obstruction caused by Fibroepithelial polyps in children. Acta Urológica Portuguesa, [S.l.], v. 33, n. 3, p. 109-112, apr. 2017. ISSN 2387-0419. Available at: <http://www.actaurologicaportuguesa.com/index.php/aup/article/view/37>. Date accessed: 18 oct. 2017.
Section
Case Report