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Inverted-Y Ureteric Duplication With Paraureteric Diverticulum Presenting With Bladder Outlet Obstruction in an Infant- A Diagnostic Dilemma

Published:October 21, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2022.10.005

      ABSTRACT

      The ectopic ureter and paraureteric diverticulum are 2 known common urological anomalies of pediatric patients. Another rare entity is inverted-Y ureteric duplication. We report a case of a 3-month-old boy presented with bladder outlet obstruction, where surgical excision of large bladder diverticulum with left ureter and small kidney was done. Histopathology confirmed the presence of inverted-Y ureteric duplication with left dysplastic kidney. The report defines the first case of infantile bladder outlet obstruction having the co-existing congenital genitourinary anomaly of inverted Y-partial ureteric duplication with obstructive ectopic ureter and ipsilateral paraureteric diverticula.
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