Crossed fused ectopia

Case contributed by Dr Mohamed Morsi


Right-sided abdominal pain

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female


Both kidneys are seen on the right side (fused) with adequate excretion of contrast medium in five minutes.

Right ureter: normal in course and caliber and opens normally in an orthotopic position

Left ureter: short, non-tortuous, normal caliber and crosses to the left side and inserts orthotopically.


Both kidneys are seen on right side (crossed fused ectopia: left kidney has crossed to right side and fused to the lower pole of right kidney).

Both are average in size, with normal echotexture. No stone or hydronephrosis.

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Case information

rID: 52893
Published: 25th Apr 2017
Last edited: 5th Nov 2020
System: Urogenital
Tag: ivp
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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