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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 389-391

Supernumerary kidney presenting as pyonephrosis

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children, Egmore, Chennai, India

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Krishnamohan Janardhanam
C22 Annanagar East, (Near Chintamani), Chennai-600 102
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.56175

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Renal anomalies constitute a majority of all congenital anomalies of urinary tract. Many anomalies warrant surgical intervention and some may not. Supernumerary kidney is an extremely rare anomaly; its association with horseshoe kidney is rare. A bizarre presentation in this patient-made preoperative diagnosis impossible. We report this extremely rare anomaly and its recognition and subsequent management.

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