Familial occurrence of hydronephrosis and of the mega-ureter -- megacystis syndrome

Gröbe, H.; Diekmann, L.

Rofo Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Rontgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin 123(2): 116-120


ISSN/ISBN: 1438-9029
PMID: 129368
DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1230163
Accession: 068521322

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The authors describe the familial occurrence of hydronephrosis, the father and two daughters being affected. In another family, mother and son suffered from the mega-ureter-megacystis syndrome. Cases described in the literature are reviewed. It is stressed that relatives of patients with congenital anomalies of the urinary tract should be carefull screened for possible renal abnormalities.