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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 138-139

Supernumerary kidney forming isthmus of horseshoe kidney: A rare presentation


1 Department of Urology, KIMS Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis, KIMS Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Anand Dilip Vakade
Department of Urology, KIMS Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
India
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DOI: 10.4103/iju.IJU_8_20

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Supernumerary kidney is one of the rarest congenital anomalies of the genito-urinary tract. Around 100 cases have been reported in the literature so far. Even rare is the fusion of a supernumerary kidney. The supernumerary kidney has its own blood supply, collecting system and a capsule. We report the case of a 33 year old male with vague pain in the pelvis who was found to have a horseshoe kidney with a fused supernumerary kidney as the isthmus.


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