[Anastomosis of ectopic trifid ureter into the prostatic urethra with ureteropelvic reflux].
ABSTRACT Trifid ureter is a rare malformation with less than one hundred cases reported in the literature. However, like ectopic ureter, it is often asymptomatic and its real incidence is uncertain. The authors report a unique case of ectopic ureter draining into the prostatic urethra associated with trifid ureter, discovered during adulthood in a context of symptomatic ureteropelvic reflux. Laparoscopic assessment and treatment of this malformation are discussed, together with the hypotheses concerning its embryogenesis, based on a review of the literature.