Horseshoe kidney with stones

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Right loin pain

Patient Data

Age: 40 years old
Gender: Male

Horseshoe kidney with two stones occupying its right moeity. No significant back pressure changes.

Case Discussion

Horseshoe kidneys are the most common type of renal fusion anomaly and render the kidneys susceptible to trauma and are an independent risk factor for the development of renal calculi and transitional cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis.

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Case information

rID: 23381
Published: 10th Jun 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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