Diagram - circumcaval ureter

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski

The right ureter is depicted passing behind and then around the front of the inferior vena cava, with dilation of the ureter proximal to the retrocaval region. 

Case Discussion

This diagram illustrates the typical course of a circumcaval ureter

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Case information

rID: 25525
Published: 28th Oct 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded
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