Diagram - circumcaval ureter

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski
Diagram

The right ureter is depicted passing behind and then around the front of the inferior vena cava, with dilation of the ureter proximal to the retrocaval region. 

Case Discussion

This diagram illustrates the typical course of a circumcaval ureter

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Case information

rID: 25525
Case created: 28th Oct 2013
Last edited: 9th Feb 2016
System: Urogenital
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