Triplication of the ureter is a rare urologic finding that has been well described in the literature. Patients can present with urinary tract infections, incontinence, and calculi. We present the case of a patient with extensive stone burden with right trifid and left bifid collecting systems. Stone management was performed with a multimodal approach using a combination of endoscopic and percutaneous approaches. Our systematic and staged approach highlights a method for efficacious stone treatment in a complex endourologic case.
Patel, N., Ferretti, M., Bloom, J., Parikh, S., Schwalb, D., Eshghi, M., & Fishman, A. (2018). Percutaneous and Endoscopic Management of Nephrolithiasis in a Patient with Five Native Ureters (Trifid Right and Bifid Left Collecting System). Journal of Endourology Case Reports, 4 (1), 32-34. https://doi.org/10.1089/cren.2017.0146
Originally published in Journal of Endourology Case Reports, 4(1), 32-34. The original material can be found here.
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