Scientific Online Resource System

Heart - Lung (Varna)

Thoracic ectopic kidney

Deyan Anakievski

Abstract

Thoracic ectopic kidney is a rare anomaly, the rarest of all types of renal ectopia (Ñ€ = 0.005%). We present a case of a 30-year old patient, admitted to our clinic due to abdominal pain during longer periods of standing and single macro- scopic haematuria. During the examination we have acci- dentally established an additional mass at the base of the left lung from the performed chest X-ray.

This formation was later identified as renal ectopia diag- nosed bу computed tomography, highlighting its impor- tance in the diagnosis of this relatively benign condition

Keywords

renal ectopia; ectopic kidney; hematuria

Full Text


References

Esquis P, Osmak L, Ognosis P, Goudet P, Cougard P. Thoracic kidney: congenital or traumatic origin? J Formos Med Assoc. 2005 Feb; 104 (2): 120-2.

Hinarejos C, Estornell MF, Garcia I F. Pyeloureteral du- plicity and intrathoracic kidney. Actas Urol Esp, 2003 Mar, 27 (3) 229-33.

Milovic IS, Oluic DI. Thoracic renal ectopia. Br J Urol 1988; 62:183-4.

Vasquez J, Lupi HE, Ksep J. Riñon derecho com local- ización intratorácico de causa congénita. Arch Inst Car- diol Mex 1984; 54: 377-9.

SeresCMV,Pérez,JLS,JuárezAS;MéndezFGR;Larraña ga FE; Olivares AM. Genesis of intrathoracic kidney, in relation to 2 cases. Rev. Inst. Nac. Enfermedades Respir 1992; 5: 82-5.

Jefferson KP, Persad RA. Thoracic kidney: a rare form of renal ectopia. J Urol 2001; 165: 504.

SteinJP,KurzrockEA,FreemanJA,EsrigD,GinsbergDA, Grossfeld GD, Hardy BE. Right intrathoracic renal ecto pia:acasereportandreviewoftheliterature.TechUrol1999; 5: 166-8.

Rao BR, Kirshenbaum AS, Puri HC, Winebright JW. Con- genital intrathoracic kidney: a 5-year radionuclide follow- -up. Eur J Nucl Med. 1981 Apr; 6 (4): 177-8.

Lacasta Garcia JD, Sanz Velez JI, Abad Roger J (1999) Ectopia renal toracica. Actas Urol Esp, 23(6): 536- 538.

Beraldo CL, Magalha ̃es EF, Martins DT, Coutinho DS, Tiburzio LS, Ribeiro Neto M. Thoracic ectopic kidney. J Bras Pneumol 2005;31:181-3.

Wolfromm MG. Situation du rein dans l`eventration dia- phragma- tique droite. Mem Acad Chirur 1940;60:41e7. [In French].

Tanagho EA, McAninch JW, Embriologia. In: Smith uro- logia geral. 13 ed. Rio de Janeiro: Guanabara Koogan, 1994; 13-4.

Barret NR. Right retroperitoneal diaphragmatic hernia. Britt J Surg 1945; 32: 421.

Spillane RJ, Prather GC. Right diaphragmatic eventration whit renal desplacement. J Urol 1952; 68: 804-6.

Gondos B. High ectopy of left kidney. Amer J Roentgenol 1955; 74: 295.

Drop A, Czekajska-Chehab E, Maciejewski R, Staskie- wicz GJ, Torres K. Thoracic ectopic kidney in adults. A report of 2 cases. Folia Morphol (Warsz) 2003; 62: 313-6.

Pfister-Goedeke L; Brunier E. Intrathoracic kidney in childhood with special reference to secondary renal trans- port in Bochdalek`s hernia. Helv Paediatr Acta 1979; 34: 345-57




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14748/hl.v18i3-4.4199

Refbacks

Font Size


|