Symptomatic ureteric triplex in a child

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Abstract

We describe a case of a triplex system in a 4-year-old girl that was associated with a ureterocele and vesicoureteric reflux and causing symptomatic culture-proven urinary tract infections. Undetected on preoperative ultrasound imaging and micturating cystourethrogram, this was discovered at the time of a planned left heminephrectomy. The redundant system having been removed the patient is now asymptomatic.

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