Pyelonephritis and ureteral duplication

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Abdominal pain on the right, without fever and dysuria.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

CT Abdomen and pelvis (selected images)

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

Case Discussion

A duplex 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
Published: 4th Oct 2011
Last edited: 27th Apr 2018
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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