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2018-09-07  Duplex kidney  © Karam Saoud  www.TheFetus.net

Duplex kidney

Mohammed Karam Saoud, MD ; Imane Benchiba, MD, Nissrine Mamouni, MD , Sanaa Errarhay, MD, Chahrazed Bouchikhi, MD, Abdelaziz Banani, MD.


Obstetrics and Gynecology I - HASSAN II University Hospital – Fez- Morocco


Case report 


Following 2D and color Doppler images show a case of 33-year-old woman (G3P2), who was sent to our unit due to a suspicion of duplex kidney. Our ultrasound exam was done at 35 weeks of pregnancy and confirmed the diagnosis.


 


Definition 

Duplex kidney called also duplication of the renal collecting system is a condition in which a kidney is divided into separate upper and lower pole, each drained by a ureter. Obstruction of the upper moiety suggests an abnormal implantation of its ureter.


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