Sigmoid kidney

Dr Henry Knipe and A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

A sigmoid kidney is an uncommon variant of the horseshoe kidney. Whereas the typical horseshoe kidney is fused only at the lower poles, in a sigmoid kidney both the upper and the lower poles are fused 1.

Anatomy: Abdominopelvic
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rID: 9900
System: Urogenital
Section: Signs, Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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