thoracic kidney

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tho·rac·ic kid·ney

ectopic kidney that partially lies above the diaphragm in the posterior mediastinum.
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For the diagnosis of thoracic kidney, radiography can be used.
DISCUSSION: In 1940, Wolfromm reported the first case of clinically diagnosed intra thoracic kidney.
Thoracic kidney associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.