Uncommon Case of Ureteral Clip Migration Following Laproscopic Hysterctomy

Marwane Andaloussi Benatiya, Azeddine El Kiassi, Ghizlane Rais


Inadvertent ureteric injury is a hazard of laparoscopic hysterectomy and may cause usually ureteric fistulae or obstruction. Ureteral clip migration following laparoscopic hysterectomy as iatrogen ureteric injury has never been described. Here we report an unusual case of a 45-year-old female who presented with right flank pain. She has an history of laparoscopic hysterectomy 1 year ago. Abdominopelvic computed tomography (CT) scan confirmed the diagnosis of right renal colic following migration of a metalic clip. The patient was treated by the ureteroscopic ablation of the clip with the use of double J stent and had successful outcomes.

J Med Cases. 2018;9(8):270-272
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc3114w


Surgical clip migration; Ureter; Laparoscopic hysterectomy

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