Horseshoe kidney

Case contributed by Dr Fateme Hosseinabadi


Flank pain

Patient Data

Age: 20 Years
Gender: Male

On IVU the scout film show a soft tissue mass on either side of the midline with a central isthmus, following contrast injection the orientation of the pelvicalyceal system is clearly outlined. Lower pole of kidneys are closest to midline, which is the reverse of normal. Both kidneys appear rotated and lower poles are fused with formation of isthmus at the level of L3-L4.

Case Discussion

This is a case of horseshoe kidney.

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Case information

rID: 67487
Published: 8th Apr 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zahedan medical university

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