Lying down adrenal sign

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


G1P0 morphology scan.

Patient Data

Age: about 24 yrs
Gender: Female

Right kidney - normal position, size, shape, echopattern. No hydronephrosis.

Normal right adrenal gland seen curving around upper pole of right kidney.

Left kidney - Not localized. 

Lying down ( flat ) adrenal gland on the left side.

Case Discussion

The lying adrenal sign is a feature seen usually associated with renal agenesis  or sometimes with renal ectopia .

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Case information

rID: 26653
Published: 1st Jan 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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