Crossed fused renal ectopia

Case contributed by Dr Vikas Shah


Incidental finding on trauma CT.


The CT shows an absent left kidney, and an enlarged right kidney. The left kidney has crossed the midline and fused with the lower pole of the right kidney. Bowel loops occupy the absent renal fossa on the left side.

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Case information

rID: 46602
Published: 10th Jul 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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