Journal of Korean Society of Medical Ultrasound 1998;17(2): 165-168.
Prenatal Ultrasound of Horseshoe Kidney: A Case Report.
H H Kim, Y H Kim, D H Bae, H K Lee
  Published online: January 1, 2001.
A horseshoe kidney occurs in 0.2 to 1 percent of autopsies, as such, represents a common anomaly. It is a result of fusion of the upper or lower pole of the kidneys occurring between 4 and 6 weeks of fetal development, before the kidneys have migrated upward and rotated on their long axis. In this report, we present prenatal ultrasonographic findings of an isolated horseshoe kidney.
Keywords: Kidney; abnormalities Kidney; US
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