Crossed lumbar dystopia of the left kidney

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Known kidney anomaly. Follow-up CT for colon cancer.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male

Case Discussion

The dystopic kidney looks heathier than the orthotopic right kidney (chronic pyelonephritis with scarring and focally reduced parenchymal diameter). Left adrenal adenoma is also to be seen.

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Case information

rID: 17310
Published: 2nd Apr 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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