ectopic kidney

a kidney that is not in the usual position, such as one found in the abdomen, lumbar, or pelvic region
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Ectopic Kidney

A birth defect that affects approximately 1 in every 1,000 births. A kidney that is not in the correct location is considered ectopic. Some patients that have an ectopic kidney will not experience any complications, but others will experience kidney failure, urinary stones, urine blockage or infections of the urinary tract. An ectopic kidney is...
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