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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 263-265
Intrathoracic kidney within bochdalek hernia: A diagnosis of high index suspicion


Department of Urology, Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Bhoopat Singh Bhati
Department of Urology, Ruby Hall Clinic, Sangamvadi, Pune, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.279950

PMID: 32129222

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Intrathoracic kidney is a rare developmental anomaly representing <5% of all ectopic kidneys. Here, we present a case of a 60-year-old woman who presented with nonspecific abdominal pain for two years, on and off in nature. She was investigated and found to have intrathoracic kidney within Bochdalek hernia. The idea of presenting the case is to have familiarity with this rare condition and keep a high index of suspicion to diagnose the same.


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