Horseshoe kidney on intravenous pyelogram
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Yonso M, Horseshoe kidney on intravenous pyelogram. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 03 Jun 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-18458
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8 Jul 2012
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Right renal colic.
Age: 40 years
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Right renal calculus with horseshoe kidneys.
A horseshoe kidney is the most common type of renal fusion anomaly (see developmental renal anomalies), and not only alters the imaging appearance, but also renders the kidneys susceptible to trauma, stone formation and transitional cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis.