Summary: An encapsulated accumulation of URINE in the retroperitoneal area. It has the appearance of a cyst (CYSTS). Urinoma is usually caused by URETERAL OBSTRUCTION, renal trauma or perforation of the renal collecting system.

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  1. Testa A, Gaurilcikas A, Licameli A, Di Stasi C, Lorusso D, Scambia G, et al. Sonographic imaging of urinoma. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2009;33:490-1 pubmed publisher
  2. Austin A, Jogani S, Brasher P, Argula R, Huggins J, Chopra A. The Urinothorax: A Comprehensive Review With Case Series. Am J Med Sci. 2017;354:44-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Management of a urinothorax requires a multidisciplinary approach with an emphasis on the correction of the underlying GU tract pathology, and once corrected, this often leads to a rapid resolution of the pleural effusion. ..