Ureteric Stricture

Ureteral Stricture

Ureteral stricture is a narrowing of the lumen of the ureter, the duct that carries urine from the kidneys to the bladder, resulting in an obstruction. Ureteral stricture may arise from a variety of causes and is characterized as either anastomotic or nonanastomotic, depending on how they develop.


  • bloody or dark urine
  • blood in semen
  • slow or decreased urine stream
  • urine stream spraying
  • pain with urinating
  • abdominal pain
  • urethral leaking
  • UTIs in men
  • swelling of the penis
  • loss of bladder control