Vesicoureteric reflux (VUR) Grading : Mnemonic

Mnemonic: Upset Kidneys Drink Their Pee

Grade 1: reflux up to Ureter (w/o dilation)

Grade 2: reflux up to Kidneys (w/o dilation)

Grade 3: Dilation (ureter/pelvis/calyces)

Grade 4: Tortuosity (and worse dilation)

Grade 5: Papillary impression loss

Source: Tweet from Ben Abelson

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