Pelvic kidney

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Oncology follow-up

Patient Data

Age: 43
Gender: Male

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
Published: 26th Feb 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Tag: variant
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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