Hutch diverticulum

Case contributed by Dr Praveen Jha

Presentation

Recurrent UTI.

Patient Data

Age: 2 months
Gender: Male
X-ray

VCUG shows 'bladder ears' (normal outpouchings seen in infants depicting projection of bladder into the inguinal canals) bilaterally, with asymmetric outpouching on left side (Hutch diverticulum).

Ultrasound

A bladder diverticulum is seen communicating with bladder as well as ureter on left side.

Case Discussion

Hutch diverticulum is a congenital diverticulum arising at distal ureter near vesicoureteric junction.

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Case information

rID: 16179
Case created: 27th Dec 2011
Last edited: 14th Sep 2015
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