Crossed fused renal ectopia (IVU)

Case contributed by Dr Naqibullah Foladi

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Intravenous urogram (IVU) images demonstrate an enlarged right nephrogram. No left nephrogram acheived.

At 30 and 90 minute images, two distinct pyelograms can be seen on the right side.

The opacified ureter from the upper renal pelvis inserts in the ipsilateral side of the bladder.

The opacified ureter from the lower renal pelvis crosses the midline and inserts into the urinary bladder on the left side.

Case Discussion

Single nephrogram with two distinct pyelograms in the right side, and orthotopic insertion of the left ureter. The features are consistent with crossed fused renal ectopia.

The case was also contributed to by Dr. Rasool Noori

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Case information

rID: 68133
Published: 15th May 2019
Last edited: 15th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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