Duplicated renal collecting system with ectopic ureter

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Patient with recurrent urinary tract infection.

Patient Data

Age: 23
Gender: Female

Complete duplicated renal collecting system is seen at the left side. The upper pole moiety ureter inserts inferomedial to the normal position (ectopia). The ectopic ureter inserts into the urethra. Pelviectasis and hydroureter of the upper pole is noted due to obstruction.

Case Discussion

The findings are consistent of duplicated renal collecting system with ectopic ureter at the left side.

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Case information

rID: 20753
Published: 10th Dec 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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