Korean J Urol.  1975 Sep;16(3):153-155.

Clinical Observation on Vesicoureteral Reflex Following Renal Tuberculosis

  • 1Department of Urology, National Police Hospital, Seoul, Korea.


Clinical observation on vesicoureteral reflux following renal tuberculosis were obtained 46 cases of renal tuberculosis seen at N. P. H. during the period from April 1971 to April 1975. 1) Demonstrable vesicoureteral reflux were 27 cases with cystogram, voiding cystogram, retrograde cystogram and I. V. P. 2) Retrograde cystogram showed a highest peak in occurrence of vesicoureteral reflux. 3) The incidence of bladder Tb. and vesicoureteral reflux secondary to renal Tb. among these patients, in 50% of the cases occurred from marked contracted bladder and 2% from the bladder having normal capacity. In the presence of renal Tb. and vesicoureteral reflux mentioned above, the most frequent observable change was in marked contracted bladder, and it showed that their incidence were increased by severity of extent of bladder contraction.


vesicoureteral reflux; tuberculosis
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