Pancake kidney with obstructed moiety: A rare renal fusion a
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Renal fusion abnormalities are rare. Even more rare is pancake kidney. In this case, both medial poles of each kidney pole become fused, producing an ovoid mass. The pelvis is anteriorly placed and the ureters remain uncrossed. Each collecting system drain its respective half of the kidney and does not communicate with the opposite site.We present a case report of a 28-year-old male with symptomatic obstruction of a non-functioning moiety of a pancake kidney. He underwent ureterectomy with a finding of only atretic renal parenchyma at exploration. He recovered well and had resolution of his pain at 3-month follow-up...

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