Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1988;31(2):276-281.
Published online February 28, 1988.
Five Cases of Horseshoe Kidney.
Yong Sil Chi, Pyung Kil Kim, Jae Seung Lee
Department of Pediatrics Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
마제철신 5례
지용실, 김병길, 이재승
연세대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Received: 20 August 1987
Horseshoe kidney is the most common type of fusion anomaly during renal development. We report 5 cases of horseshoe kidney who were diagnosed at the pediatric department of Yonsei Medical Center, from February 1971 to December 1986. The summary of the study is as follows; 1) The age were variable from 1 day to seventeen years, 3 boys and 2 girls were affected. 2) As for the clinical symptoms at presentation, pain, urinary tract infection and abdominal mass were noted. 3) Among the associated anomalies, the genitourinary tract anomalies were noted in 3 cases, and other cases had multiple congenital anomalies. We could not find any case of Turner syndrome. 4) As for the diagnosis, most valuable method was IVP. 5) As for the treatment, surgical treatment was done in 2 cases with hydronephrosis and urinary tract infection.
Key Words: Horseshoe Kidney

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