Crossed fused renal ectopia

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


14 year old male patient referred as absent right kidney.

Patient Data

Age: 14 years
Gender: Male
Nuclear medicine

Cross fused renal ectopia - DMSA


Ultrasound showing both kidneys fused on the left and an empty right renal fossa. 

Case Discussion

Cross fused renal ectopia is an anomaly where the kidneys are fused and located on the same side of the midline.

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Case information

rID: 12832
Published: 15th Jan 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Tag: kidneys
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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