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Bifid ureter

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Renal colic.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

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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Case information

rID: 32717
Published: 10th Dec 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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