Horseshoe kidney

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Ultrasound

Both kidneys join together through their lower poles at midline, in keeping with horseshoe kidney

Tc-99m DMSA scan

Nuclear medicine

Both kidneys show good radiotracer uptake, connected through their lower poles on midline, in keeping with horseshoe kidney.

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of horseshoe kidney on Tc-99m DMSA renal scan and ultrasound.

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