Horseshoe kidney with calyceal diverticula

Case contributed by Ammar Haouimi
Diagnosis certain


Urinary tract infection. Renal anomalies on ultrasound exam.

Patient Data

Age: 7 years
Gender: Female

Both kidneys are fused at their lower poles forming a parenchymal bridge crossing the midline anterior to the aorta and IVC. 

Calyceal diverticula are noted, showing a contrast material level in the excretory phase confirming the connection with the collecting system.

Case Discussion

CT urography of a horseshoe kidney with calyceal diverticula.

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