Malrotated kidney | definition of malrotated kidney by Medical dictionary
a kidney that failed to rotate during its ascent from the pelvis; usually its hilum faces anteriorly rather than anteromedially, the normal position.
a kidney that failed to rotate properly during its ascent from the pelvis in prenatal development, usually with the hilum facing anteriorly instead of anteromedially.
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In the present case, a similar congenital anomaly in the form of the left ectopic (left iliac fossa) and malrotated kidney
Stone characteristics of patients Groups Number of Preopertaive diagnosis patients PCNL 10 Horse-shoe kidney with pelvic group stones+concomitant lower calyceal stones in 3 patients 3 Malrotated kidney
with pelvic stones LTPL 8 Horse-shoe kidney with pelvic group stones+concomitant lower calyceal stones in 2 patients 3 Malrotated kidney
with pelvic stones PCNL: Percutaneous nephrolithotomy, LTPL: Laparoscopic transperitoneal pyelolithotomy.