Ureteral Triplication Associated With Upper Pole Ureteropelvic Junction Stenosis

Nebil Akdogan, Fatih Gokalp, Volkan Izol, Nihat Satar

Abstract


Triplication of ureter (TU) is a rare but important disease occurring in children. TU occurs with the early division of the ureteric bud or with three buds arising from mesonephric duct. It is commonly associated with other urological anomalies such as contralateral ureteric duplication, ureteral ectopia and renal dysplasia. Our case is a 3-year-old girl who presented with right triplex ureters and ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction of the upper pole. Diagnostic tools used in our case study were ultrasound (US), retrograde pyelography and CT urography for imaging. CT urography is a useful diagnostic tool for pediatric patients because it gives more information about anatomical details.




J Med Cases. 2018;9(7):195-197
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc3060w

Keywords


Ureter; Number of anomalies; Renal surgery; Endourology

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