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Bifid ureter

Case contributed by Henry Knipe
Diagnosis certain

Presentation

Renal colic.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male
x-ray

Contrast from prior CT scan. Incidental note of duplex collecting system on the left with ureteric duplication that unites prior to emptying into the bladder. 

Case Discussion

Bifid ureter is a variant of a duplex renal collecting system, where there are two ureters that unite before draining into the bladder via a single ostium. 

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