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Duplex collecting system

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino


Patient presented with lower left abdominal pain and was referred for an ultrasound examination.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Greyscale ultrasound shows the typical appearance of a duplex kidney with two echo complexes and intervening cortical tissue on the right side. No evidence of obstructive hydronephrosis in either moiety. Left kidney appeared normal.

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