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Surgical Medicine Open Access Journal

Pancake Kidney: A Case Report

Submission: November 13, 2017; Published: January 11, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/SMOAJ.2018.01.000508

ISSN: 2578-0379
Volume1 Issue2


There are many developmental anomalies of the kidney. Pancake kidney is one of the rarest types of renalectopia. We report a case of pancake kidney which was detected incidentally while treating a male patient for renal colics. A CT scan concluded to pancake kidneys with right ureteropelvic junction obstruction, associated to multiple renal calculi. He underwent a Kuss-Anderson-Hynes pyeloplasty.

Keywords: Pancake kidney; Ureteropelvic junction obstruction; Pyeloplasty

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