Duplex kidney and ureterocoele

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky


Incidental finding in a trauma patient.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male

CT abdomen and pelvis

Left kidney is of duplex anatomy with a hydronephrotic upper moeity. The left ureter is dilated down to the distal end where an intravesical ureterocele can be seen, separate from the indwelling catheter. 

Note the posterior dislocation of the right hip with associated acetabular fracture.

Case Discussion

This case depicts a characteristic duplex kidney, and its frequent association with ureterocele, which leads to hydronephrotic upper moeity.

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Case information

rID: 10730
Published: 13th Sep 2010
Last edited: 7th Feb 2016
System: Urogenital
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