Dromedary hump

Case contributed by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz

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Right lumbar pain

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Focal bulge in the interpolar region of the left kidney which has same features as of renal cortex in every aspect.

Case Discussion

Dromedary humps are normal variants of the renal contour and are caused by the splenic impression onto the superolateral aspect of the left kidney. Care should be taken as it can be mistaken for a renal mass.

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Case information

rID: 69755
Published: 20th Jul 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Liaquat National Hospital

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