Urachal cyst and ectopic kidney

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


19 years old male. History of diffuse abdominal pain, no other symptoms.

Patient Data

Age: 19
Gender: Male

CT Abdomen and pelvis

Small cyst with simple fluid localised in the midline of the anterior abdominal wall.

Case Discussion

Urachal cyst appears, as on this case, as a collection of simple fluid localized in the midline of the anterior abdominal wall, between the umbilicus and the pubis and near the bladder dome.

This patient has also a ectopic pelvic left kidney.

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Case information

rID: 13130
Case created: 5th Mar 2011
Last edited: 4th Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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