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.
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