Steinstrasse

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia

Presentation

Severe renal colic. A patient known to have right renal staghorn calculus, underwent ESWL.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Multiple right renal calculi are noted, with multiple small calculi aligned in the lower right ureter.

Case Discussion

Steinstrasse (German for 'stone street'), refers to multiple small ureteric stones, seen aligned in the right ureter, that occur as a complication of ESWL.

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Case information

rID: 22713
Published: 18th Apr 2013
Last edited: 8th Oct 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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