Crossed fused renal ectopia

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Work up for hematuria.

Patient Data

Age: 11 years
Gender: Male
CT

The right kidney is absent in right renal bed, fused to the lower pole of the left kidney, i.e. crossed fused renal ectopia. Both kidneys have an anteriorly rotated hilum. No renal or ureteral stones are noted bilaterally.

Case Discussion

Crossed fused renal ectopia refers to an anomaly where the kidneys are fused and located on the same side, after one of them has crossed the midline.

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Case information

rID: 89615
Published: 15th May 2021
Last edited: 20th May 2021
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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