L-shaped kidney

L-shaped kidney

anatomic variant of cross-fused renal ectopy in which the crossed kidney does not assume a transverse position and has no attachment to the inferior pole of the normal kidney.
Synonym(s): tandem kidney

L-shaped kidney

a fused kidney in which one renal mass is vertical and the other is inferior to it in a transverse position. This can be either a variety of horseshoe kidney or a type of crossed renal ectopia.