Ovarian hyperstimulation causing ureteral obstruction in a pregnant woman.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Obstruction of the urinary collecting system in pregnant women can present a unique challenge to the urologist. Although ureteral obstruction due to stone disease is well-documented and ureteral obstruction is a well-known and defined cause of acute renal failure, obstruction from extrinsic compression is a less-understood phenomenon. We report a case of ureteral obstruction from hyperplastic ovaries in a pregnant woman receiving hormonal therapy that was managed initially with ureteral stenting.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wiygul, JB; Lallas, C; Silverstein, A; Polascik, TJ

Published Date

  • May 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 67 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 1085.e5 - 1085.e6

PubMed ID

  • 16698384

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1527-9995

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.urology.2005.11.033


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States