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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 817519, 3 pages
Case Report

Giant Urinary Bladder and Bilateral Giant Hydronephrosis due to Bladder Neck Obstruction: One Case Report and Literature Review

1Department of Urology, University Hospital Center Hassan II, Fes, Morocco
2Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie de Fés, BP 1893, Km 2.200, Route de Sidi Harazem, Fes, Morocco
3Department of Anatomy, University of Medicine, Fes, Morocco

Received 14 November 2011; Accepted 4 January 2012

Academic Editors: C. Liao and A. Marte

Copyright © 2012 Mohammed Fadl Tazi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Bilateral hydronephrosis secondary to urinary obstruction leads to a buildup of back pressure in the urinary tract and may lead to impairment of renal function. Cases of giant hydronephrosis are rare and usually contain no more than 1-2 litres of fluid in the collecting system. Here, we report a rarely seen case with giant urinary bladder and bilateral giant hydronephrosis due to bladder neck obstruction which contains 4000 mL fluid in the collecting system of the kidney mimicking an ascites in an adult male.