Undiagnosed ureterovaginal fistula in congenital duplex kidney with ectopic ureteric insertion to urethra; something to look for?

Authors

  • SHONG SHENG TAN UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA HEALTH CAMPUS
  • MOHAMED ASHRAF MOHAMED DAUD Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia
  • WAN MOKHZANI WAN MOKHTER Department of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia Health Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia
  • ROSNELIFAIZUR RAMELY Department of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia Health Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia
  • NIK NURHAFIZI NIK ANUAR Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu, Malaysia

Keywords:

Ectopic ureter; urinary incontinence; female; urinary tract fistula

Abstract

Continuous urinary incontinence in young female with normal voiding pattern should prompt proper assessment for ectopic ureter.

We report a young female who presents with continuous urinary incontinence and malodour urine. She was frequently treated as recurrent urinary tract infection which subsequently referred to urology unit. Initial imaging revealed right duplex kidney with ectopic ureter, which she had undergone right heminephrectomy, however her symptoms does not improve significantly. Further evaluation revealed uretero – urethral fistula and uretero – vaginal fistula. She had then undergone urethroureteral and ureterovaginal fistula repair, which resolved her distressing urinary incontinence issue.

 

Author Biographies

MOHAMED ASHRAF MOHAMED DAUD, Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia

Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia

WAN MOKHZANI WAN MOKHTER, Department of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia Health Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia

Department of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia Health Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia

Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia

ROSNELIFAIZUR RAMELY, Department of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia Health Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia

Department of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia Health Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia

Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia

NIK NURHAFIZI NIK ANUAR, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu, Malaysia

Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu, Malaysia

Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia

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2021-09-24