Crossed unfused renal ectopia

Case contributed by Dr Safwat Mohammad Almoghazy

Presentation

Post radiotherapy and low anterior resection ten years ago for rectal cancer. Follow-up.

Patient Data

Age: 50-55 Y
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

The right kidney is in its normal site and is average size. It has a few simple cortical cysts, the largest measuring about = 7.0 x 7.0 cm. No stones or masses within.

The left kidney is ectopic in the pelvis and crosses the midline into the right iliac fossa region. It also has a few cysts, the largest measuring about 7.0 x 4.7 cm. No stones or masses within. Renal artery and vein originate from corresponding feeder distal aorta and draining and proximal IVC respectively.

Case Discussion

Incidentally noted crossed ectopic left kidney is noted the pelvis at the right iliac fossa region. 

The left renal artery and vein originate from corresponding feeder distal aorta and draining proximal IVC respectively.

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Case Information

rID: 52758
Case created: 20th Apr 2017
Last edited: 21st Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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