Pancake kidney illustration

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski

The illustration depicts a completely fused renal mass which is situated anterior to the bifurcation of the abdominal aorta. Vascular supply to a pancake kidney may be grossly abnormal with multiple vessels traveling from the common iliac vessels or lower aorta/ivc to various locations in the kidney. 

Case Discussion

Pancake kidney as described above. 

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rID: 29774
Published: 22nd Jun 2014
Last edited: 9th Feb 2016
System: Urogenital
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