Endgames Spot Diagnosis

Anatomical conundrum

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i192 (Published 19 January 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i192
  1. Martin Raymond Hossack, core trainee year 2, colorectal surgery1,
  2. Marius Paraoan, consultant colorectal surgeon1
  1. 1Department of Colorectal Surgery, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wigan, UK
  1. Correspondence to: M R Hossack martinhossack{at}doctors.net.uk

Which common congenital anomaly does this coronal section of an abdominopelvic computed tomogram depict (fig 1?

Answer

Left pelvic (ectopic) kidney.

Discussion

This scan shows a left ectopic kidney situated within the bony pelvis. The left …

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