Horseshoe kidney- IVU

Case contributed by Dr Naqibullah Foladi


Bilateral flank pain.

Patient Data

Age: 18 years
Gender: Female


The lower pole of both kidneys are close to the midline on both the nephrogram and pyelograms phases of the study (reverse of the normal).

Mild dilatation of calyceal system is noted on both sides.

Case Discussion

The features described above are suggestive of horseshoe kidney with bilateral caliectasis.


This case is also contributed by Dr. Rasool Noori.

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Case information

rID: 70943
Published: 10th Sep 2019
Last edited: 27th Apr 2021
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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