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Case report
Bilateral calcified ureteral stenosis in eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangitis
  1. Masaki Itagane,
  2. Hiroyuki Yano and
  3. Mitsuyo Kinjo
  1. Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Okinawa Chubu Hospital, Uruma, Japan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Mitsuyo Kinjo; kinjomitsuyo{at}


Ureteral calcification is a rare complication of systemic vasculitis. Bilateral ureteral calcification in a patient with eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangitis led to obstructive uropathy. A combination of immunosuppressive therapy and ureteral reconstruction successfully restored kidney function.

  • vasculitis
  • acute renal failure
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  • Contributors MI wrote the manuscript, reviewed charts, collected data and summarised the findings. HY wrote manuscript, analysed the findings and edited images. MK contributed to overall writing, data analysis and discussion.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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