Simple Renal Ectopia with Chronic Kidney Disease
Dr. Sudhanshu Ku Das,
Assistant Professor, Paediatrics,
Konaseema Institute of Medical Sciences, Amalapuram
Andhra Pradesh-533201, India.
|An ectopic kidney is described as an abnormal localization of a kidney due to a developmental anomaly and it occurs as a result of a halt in the migration of the kidneys to their normal locations during the embryonic period. The asymptomatic, non-complicated cases are managed conservatively, but nephrectomy may be necessary if there are otherwise untreatable complications such as stones, infection, failure or trauma.|
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