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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109
Volume 10, Issue 2, March 2014 pp 206-207
Rare case of Congenital Anomaly of the Kidney with Stone Disease: A Case Report
Deepak Bolbandi1, Shubhatara Swamy2, Nayanatara3
1Assistant Professor Department of Urology, Rajarajeshwari Medical College, Bangalore, Karnataka, INDIA.
2Clinical Research Assistant, 3Consultant Radiologist
Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.
If a kidney does not ascend as it should in normal foetal development it remains in the pelvic area and is called a pancake kidney. Often a person with a pancake will go through their whole life not even knowing they have this condition, unless it is discovered on newborn kidney ultrasound screening or if complications arise later in life for this or a completely different reason, and during investigations the condition is diagnosed. It is not a harmful condition generally, but can develop complications. Here we present an rare and interesting case of Pancake kidney with renal calculi.