Intraperitoneal Urine Leak in a Patient With a Renal Transplant on Tc-99m MAG3 Imaging

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Abstract

Although urine leaks are common after renal transplantation, these are usually obvious as external leakage through the surgical wound or drain or as the development of an extraperitoneal urinoma. A communication, with urine leakage, from a transplanted urinary tract to the peritoneal cavity is very uncommon. This case demonstrates the value of radionuclide renal imaging in demonstrating such an abnormality.

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