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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2013, Article ID 747412, 3 pages
Case Report

Bilateral Obstructive Uropathy Secondary to Giant Periureteral Diverticulum

1Department of Urology, Hospital Central de la Defensa “Gómez Ulla”, Madrid, Spain
2Department of Urology, Hospital Infanta Sofia, Madrid, Spain
3Department of Urology, Hospital de La Princesa, Madrid, Spain
4Department of Urology, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain

Received 10 July 2013; Accepted 18 September 2013

Academic Editors: A. Greenstein and F. Ramezanzadeh

Copyright © 2013 Alberto Hernando Arteche 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.


Bladder diverticula are herniations of the mucosa through the fibers of the bladder muscle connected by necks of variable amplitude. They are often asymptomatic, although they may lead to complications that require a surgical therapeutic approach. We report the case of a patient with bilateral obstructive uropathy secondary to a giant periureteral diverticulum that was treated by diverticulectomy and reimplantation of the left ureter in the bladder.