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Junctional parenchymal defect of the kidney

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam

Patient Data

Age: Adult

Triangular echogenic focus extending from renal sinus to the cortex in upper lobe.

Case Discussion

Usually an incidental finding, junctional parenchymal defect is a common anatomic variant encountered in sonographic imaging, and may be confused with cortical scars or duplex kidney.

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Case information

rID: 9781
Published: 23rd May 2010
Last edited: 10th Feb 2020
System: Urogenital
Tag: kidney
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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