Pyelonephritis and ureteral duplication

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Abdominal pain on the right, without fever or dysuria.

Patient Data

Age: 22
Gender: Female

CT Abdomen and pelvis

There is a total ureteral duplication on the left. Signs of striated nephrogram are seem in the excretory phase.

Case Discussion

A duplex collecting system (or duplicated collecting system) is one of the commonest congenital renal tract abnormalities.

Acute bacterial pyelonephritis remains common and continues to have significant morbidity in certain patients groups.

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Case information

rID: 15244
Case created: 4th Oct 2011
Last edited: 7th Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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