Renal ectopia

Renal ectopia


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Renal ectopia or ectopic kidney describes a kidney that is not located in its usual position. It results from the kidney failing to ascend from its origin in the true pelvis or from a superiorly ascended kidney located in the thorax.

It has an incidence of approximately 1/1000.cite web |url= |title=Ectopic Kidney |accessdate=2007-12-01 |format= |work=]


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