Crossed fused renal ectopia

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


The patient underwent computed tomography for staging of breast cancer. Incidental congenital renal malformation.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

CT Abdomen and pelvis (selected images)

Both kidneys are fused on the right forming a unique enlarged kidney. 

Case Discussion

Crossed fused renal ectopia essentially refers to an anomaly where the kidneys are fused and located on the same side of the midline.

This case presents inferior crossed fusion (type a).

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Case information

rID: 19214
Published: 17th Aug 2012
Last edited: 19th Sep 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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