Pelvic kidney

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Oncology follow-up

Patient Data

Age: 43
Gender: Male
CT

Incidental note of pelvic kidney. No other abnormality. 

Case Discussion

Pelvic kidneys are an uncommon variant and result from failed migration. They are more prone to infection and injury from trauma than a normally positioned kidney. 

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Case information

rID: 34555
Case created: 25th Feb 2015
Last edited: 9th Dec 2015
System: Urogenital
Tag: variant
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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