We present a case of an intrathoracic kidney after blunt abdominal trauma.
The intrathoracic kidney is a rare pathologic condition with four defined etiologies, which include real intrathoracic ectopic kidney, eventration of the diaphragm, congenital diaphragmatic herniation, and traumatic diaphragmatic rupture .
There are few case reports about traumatic intrathoracic kidney in the literature.
Incidentally diagnosed right-sided intrathoracic kidney
wandering spleen, intrathoracic kidney
, malrotation with asplenia
in childhood with special reference to secondary renal transport in Bochdalek's hernia.
The incidence of intrathoracic kidney with diaphragmatic hernia is low (less than 0.
As such an incidentally detected intrathoracic kidney, which is asymptomatic, does not require any active intervention
Intrathoracic kidney and liver secondary to congenital diaphragmatic hernia recognized by transthoracic echocardiography.
A Rare Case of Ectopic Intrathoracic Kidney in a 1-Year-old Child.
Right-sided Bochdalek hernia with intrathoracic kidney.
The pelvic location is the most common, but horseshoe kidneys, crossed (fused) ectopia and even intrathoracic kidneys
have been described.