Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn


Presented for an ultrasonography scan to make sure if she is pregnant. She has no significant past medical history.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

Pelvic ultrasound scan shows a well-defined sonolucent tubular outpouching within the bladder lumen. The ureteric jet nicely demonstrates this thin-walled submucosal structure is patent (not obstructed). The ipsilateral kidney is not duplex (having no duplex collecting system).

Case Discussion

Findings are in keeping with a simple orthotopic non obstructing ureterocoele.

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Case information

rID: 33595
Published: 18th Jan 2015
Last edited: 28th Aug 2020
System: Urogenital
Tag: anomaly
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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