Bilateral kidney malrotation

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda

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Patient Data

Age: 25 years.
Gender: Female
CT

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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