A Hypertensive Patient With Polycystic Horseshoe Kidney


Kirkpantur A., ALTUN B. , Yilmaz M. I. , Yenicesu M.

TURKISH NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS AND TRANSPLANTATION JOURNAL, vol.18, no.2, pp.87-89, 2009 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS AND TRANSPLANTATION JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.87-89

Abstract

Adult polycystic kidney disease is transmitted in autosomal dominant pattern with a reported incidence of 1 in 1000 to 1 in 5000 cases. Horseshoe kidney is a renal fusion anomaly with an incidence of 1 in 400 to 1 in 1800 live births. Polycystic horseshoe kidney is a rare occurrence of 1 in 134,000 to 1 in 8,000,000. We here present a patient who was admitted with left-sided flank pain, hypertension and polycystic horseshoe kidney.