ureteral duplication

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Related to ureteral duplication: ureterocele, duplex kidney

ureteral duplication

double ureter.


pertaining to or emanating from the ureter.

ureteral calculus
ureteral distention
ureteral duplication
a rare anomaly in animals in which there is more than one ureter from a kidney.
ureteral ectopia
see ectopic ureter.
ureteral hypoplasia
usually segmental underdevelopment of the ureter causing stenosis and hydronephrosis.
ureteral obstruction
may be caused by intraluminal lesions, e.g. urolithiasis, or as part of pyelonephritis or by external compression of the ureter or as a congenital defect. Sudden blockage causes acute abdominal pain that lasts for several hours. Subsequently or if obstruction develops slowly the kidney on the affected side becomes hydronephrotic; if bilateral, renal failure follows.
ureteral reflux
see vesicoureteral reflux.
ureteral rupture
rupture usually results from trauma; leads to urinoma or peritoneal accumulation of urine.
ureteral stasis
synonymous with obstruction.
ureteral valves
a rare anomaly that may be a cause of urinary incontinence.
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Preoperatively, we considered a diagnosis of bilateral incomplete ureteral duplication according to CT findings.
Complete ureteral duplication is more rarely observed when compared with single ureter or partial duplication.
1-3) Besides, complete ureteral duplication with two separate openings in the urinary bladder is extremely rare.
Unilateral complete ureteral duplication with ureteral stone: A rare entity.
3,4] Complete ureteral duplication is more rarely seen compared to single ureter or partial duplication.
To the best of our knowledge, this the first case report of a patient with unilateral complete ureteral duplication and ureteral stone without coexisting complications, including collecting system obstruction, VUR and/or ureterocele.
2,5] Unilateral complete ureteral duplication with a single renal parenchyma drained by 2 pyelocaliceal systems is even more rare.
Although we successfully managed the patient and retrieved the ureteral stone without any complications, several complications may occur due to complete ureteral duplication.