Ureter fissus

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino


Recurrent microhaematuria and right sided colicky pain.

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Male

Ureter fissus

Case Discussion

Ureter fissus is an anomaly of the ureter with two ureters sharing a single confluence into the bladder.

In contrast, ureter duplex/duplex collecting system is also an anomaly of the ureter with two ureters, but with two seperate ostia into the bladder.

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Case information

rID: 18546
Published: 11th Jul 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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