Horseshoe kidney

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Horseshoe kidney

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The terms "Horseshoe kidney" returned 128 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Minimal change disease in horseshoe kidney.
 

Author(s): Yosr Chaabouni, Rahma Guesmi, Yosr Hentati, Khaoula Kammoun, Mohamed Ben Hmida, Zeineb Mnif, Tahya Boudawara, Jamil Hachicha

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The horseshoe kidney is a frequent urological birth defect. The most frequent complications are urinary tract infections, stones and hydronephrosis. The occurrence of glomerular disease in horseshoe kidney is rare. Therefore, we report the first case of minimal change disease occurring ...

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2017

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Laparoscopic heminephrectomy for benign and malignant diseases of the horseshoe kidney.
 

Author(s): Altug Tuncel, Anil Erkan, Mustafa Sofikerim, Murat Arslan, Yakup Kordan, Yigit Akin, Yilmaz Aslan

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In the current study, we present our pure laparoscopic heminephrectomy experience in 13 patients with horseshoe kidney (HK).

Last Updated: 11 Jan 2017

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Horseshoe kidney with growth retardation: Don't forget Turner syndrome.
 

Author(s): Seçil Arslansoyu-Çamlar, Alper Soylu, Ayhan Abacı, Mehmet Atilla Türkmen, Ayfer Ülgenalp, Salih Kavukçu

Journal: Turk. J. Pediatr.. 2016 ;58(2):227-229.

 

Horseshoe kidney is the most frequent renal fusion anomaly that is usually asymptomatic and isolated malformation. However it can be seen with various syndromes and chromosomal anomalies. It was reported that 15-35% of Turner syndrome cases (TS) also display horseshoe kidney condition. ...

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2016

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The terms "Horseshoe kidney" returned 18 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Rare coexistence of mediastinal hepatoid adenocarcinoma, idiopathic azoospermia and horseshoe kidney: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Chun-Hong Hu, Qiu-Li Li, Hai-Peng Li, Song-Qing Fan, Hai-Xia Zhang, Xian-Ling Liu, Yan He, Ming Huang, Min Lu, Si-Si Wang, Fang Wu

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Hepatoid adenocarcinoma (HAC) is the term proposed for a special type of extrahepatic tumors, which is similar to the hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) both in the histopathology and immunohistochemistry. HAC has been observed in the stomach, colon, pancreas, gall bladder, lung and female ...

Last Updated: 30 Nov 2015

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Inferior vena cava prosthetic replacement in a patient with horseshoe kidney and metastatic testicular tumor: technical considerations and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Pietro Rispoli, Paolo Destefanis, Paolo Garneri, Gianfranco Varetto, Beatrice Lillaz, Claudio Castagno, Patrizia Lista, Libero Ciuffreda, Dario Fontana

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Seminomatous and non-seminomatous Germ Cell Tumors (GCT) of the testis are a rare cancer, with an estimated incidence of 56.3 per million white males and 10 per million black males in the United States.The association between non-seminomatous GCT and horseshoe kidney is a rare event ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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Concurrent primary carcinoid tumor arising within mature teratoma and clear cell renal cell carcinoma in the horseshoe kidney: report of a rare case and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Ke Sun, Qihan You, Ming Zhao, Hongtian Yao, Hua Xiang, Lijun Wang

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Primary carcinoid tumor arising in a mature teratoma of the horseshoe kidney is exceptionally rare and only 4 such cases have been reported in the world literature to date. The simultaneous occurrence of different subtypes of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) or RCC coexistence with non-RCC ...

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2013

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