A radiologic review of the horseshoe kidney. Attention is paid to the embryogenesis of the normal and horseshoe kidneys, the clinical presentation, radiologic manifestations (ultrasound, cat scan, and intravenous pyelogram) and the numerous complications arising from this embryologic malformation.

Estimated Time: 15 minutes
Target Audience: Fellows, Residents, Physician-Extenders, Internists, Medical Students
Title: Imaging of Horseshoe Kidneys and their Complications
Citation: Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology 2008, Volume 52, pp. 216-26
Date Created: 2008
Revisions: None Indicated
Disclaimers: None Indicated
Resource Type: Text
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