gud day! my daughter was diagnosed with double collecting system,left kidney. The MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) impression Complete double collecting system, left, with pelvocaliectasia and ureterectasia of the upper and lower pole moieties, more pronounced in the lower pole moiety. any further explanation?
Double collecting systems of the kidneys can be incidental findings. They can be complete or incomplete. When complete, the upper pelvis and its ureter usually drain the upper third of the kidney,
while the lower one drains the lower two-thirds of the kidney. The upper pole ureter is prone to obstruction at the vesicoureteric junction, and may be associated with an ectopic ureterocele. The lower pole ureter is prone to vesicoureteric reflux caused by positioning of the ureteric orifice.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.