Published: 2017-05-27

Incidental diagnosis of asymptomatic unilateral complete duplication of ureter during total laparoscopic hysterectomy

Duraisamy Kavitha Yogini, Ramakrishnan Parthasarathi, Chinnusamy Palanivelu, Balasubramaniam Devi, Periyasamy Kodeeswari


Duplication of ureter is one of the common renal abnormality frequently encountered by gynaecologist during surgeries. It occurs in approximately 1% of the population. We are reporting a case of asymptomatic unilateral (left) double ureter which was incidentally diagnosed during Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy as it is important to know the developmental anatomy of ureter and its anatomical variants. A gynaecologist should know about the clinical significance of it as well to avoid injury to ureter during hysterectomies which is the commonly performed gynaecological surgery worldwide.


Duplication ureter, Double ureter, Developmental anomaly ureter, Laparoscopy

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