Ureterocele - cobra head sign

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Left flank pain.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

Dilatation of the distal left ureter, surrounded by a thin lucent line resembling cobra head sign and consistent with ureterocele. The left urinary drainage system is duplicated.

Case Discussion

The cobra head sign is an indicator of an uncomplicated ureterocele.

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Case information

rID: 61872
Published: 21st Jul 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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