URETERAL TRIPLICATION AND CONTRALATERAL DUPLICATION WITH VESICOURETERAL REFLUX

Sohrab Naushad Ali, Aymon Naushad Ali, Niqad Ahmad, Mian Naushad Ali

Abstract


Ureteral triplication is a rare congenital anomaly of the urinary tract. Since the first description by Warny in 1870, approximately 100 known cases have been reported in the literature, often accompanied by a variety of associated anomalies in contralateral kidney. This report presents a case of ureteral triplication with contralateral duplication and vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) of the upper moiety on the triplicate side. The patient was a 10 year old male who presented with a history of recurrent urinary tract infections and right loin pain. ACT urogram was performed which showed a triplicate right ureter with gross hydroureter of the upper moiety. There was a duplex system present on the left side. The patient underwent right upper pole heminephroureterectomy.

Keywords: Hydronephrosis, vesicoureteric reflux, ureteral, duplication, triplication

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