Crossed fused renal ectopia

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Incidental finding on ultrasound of the abdomen performed for other reasons.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

US Abdomen (selected images)

Crossed fused renal ectopia on the right. The left renal fossa is empty.

Case Discussion

This patient has the anatomical variance of crossed fused renal ectopia on the right, with both kidneys fused along their longitudinal axes and an empty left renal fossa. 

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Case information

rID: 63078
Published: 13th Sep 2018
Last edited: 25th Nov 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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