Bilateral kidney malrotation

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda


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Patient Data

Age: 25 years.
Gender: Female

Bilateral malrotated kidneys, in which both renal hila are directed anterolaterally. No backpressure changes could be elicited.  

Case Discussion

This case shows bilateral renal malrotation, which is regarded as a normal variant. Consequent poor drainage of the collecting system as the position of the renal pelvis may predispose to stasis, infection and stone formation.

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Case information

rID: 72227
Published: 16th Nov 2019
Last edited: 17th Nov 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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