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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 773-776
Crossed fused renal ectopia with a single ureter: A rare anomaly


Department of Surgery, University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, University of Delhi, Delhi, India

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Sudipta Saha
Department of Surgery, University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, Dilshad Garden, Delhi - 110 095
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.113881

PMID: 23816729

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A rare case of crossed fused renal ectopia is presented where the fused kidneys were present on the right side and there was a single ureter opening into the right side of the bladder. To the best of our knowledge, this variant of crossed fused ectopia has not been reported previously. This case challenges the embryological theory that deviation of one of the ureteric buds to the opposite side results in crossed fused renal ectopia.


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