Background: Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is one of the main causes of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in adolescence and young adult. It can be a congenital or an acquired anomaly and its uncommon in adult life. Case presentation: A 19th years old male with neurogenic bladder, VUR grade 4, CKD stage 4, malnutrition, and short stature. Radiological examinations show a spastic neurogenic bladder, cystitis, right VUR grade 4. Abdominal ultrasonography (USG) results were bilateral severe hydronephrosis due to post-renal causes. This patient had a history of myelocele excision at the age of 1.5 years. He had recurrent urinary tract infection with CKD stage 4. Discussion: The diagnosis of VUR and neurogenic bladder in CKD stage 4 is a rare case in nephrology. Conclusion: Indonesian male confirms of diagnosis VUR grade 4, neurogenic bladder, and CKD stage 4.

Original languageEnglish
Article number103267
JournalAnnals of Medicine and Surgery
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2022


  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Neurogenic bladder
  • Vesicoureteral reflux


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