Weigert-meyer rule

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weigert-meyer rule

(Science: radiology) Applies to duplex collecting systems, upper-pole ureter, obstruction most likely to be hydronephrosis, inserts more inferiorly and medially in bladder, may insert into urethra, vagina, etc., males not incontinent: insertion above ext. Sphincter, associated with ureterocele, lower-pole ureter, reflux most likely to be pyelonephritis see also: drooping lily sign