A Huge abdominal cystic mass: Rare cause for crossed renal ectopia

Abstract

Thayer M. Aboush*, Zaidoon Moayad Altaee and Mahmood Mosa Mahmood

Crossed renal ectopia is a rare congenital anomaly of the renal system in which most cases are asymptomatic and discovered incidentally. In case presentation we report an unusual case of a 2.5-year-old-male child a known case of cerebral palsy who diagnosed previously with agenesis of left kidney he presents with gradually developed abdominal mass The clinical suspicion and MRI was that of a mesenteric cyst or cystic teratoma but during operation an ectopic non fused left kidney discovered and nephrectomy of the left non-functioning kidney done Conclusion. Crossed ectopic kidney although it is uncommon cause of abdominal mass it should be suspected in patient with abdominal cystic mass especially in case of absent kidney in the other side.

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