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Horse Shoe Kidney

Jayesh Vasudev Trivedi*

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000148

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    • Head of Department and Professor of Medicine, Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Science, India

    *Corresponding author: Jayesh V Trivedi, Head of Department and Professor of Medicine, Gujarat Adani Institute of medical science, Bhuj, Gujarat, India

Received: June 12, 2017   Published: June 26, 2017

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Abstract

Horse shoe kidney is Ren Arcuatus (Latin word) means renal fusion or super kidney. The incidence is 1 in 600 patients. It is a conginital disorder where both kidneys get fused in the center below inferior mesenteric artery and in front of spine. It is common in men than woman. Fused part of kidney is known as Isthmus. When it occurs in female it is associated with Turners syndrome and its incidence is 15%.It may be associated with left sided inferior venacava.

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