Pelvic kidney

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

Presentation

CTA for PAN. Incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: 41
Gender: Male
CT

Pelvic right kidney. The right renal artery arises from the anterior wall of the aortic bifurcation. The right renal vein courses superiorly to drain into the medial wall of the IVC well below where the left renal vein joins the IVC. The ureter and VUJ are normal.

Case Discussion

Good example of a pelvic kidney.

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Case information

rID: 38823
Case created: 6th Aug 2015
Last edited: 17th Jun 2017
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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