Retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy for a horseshoe kidney with hydronephrosis and inflammation

@article{Yang2019RetroperitoneoscopicNF,
  title={Retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy for a horseshoe kidney with hydronephrosis and inflammation},
  author={Qing-tao Yang and Yuxiang Hong and Gaoming Hou and Junhong Zheng and X X Sui},
  journal={Medicine},
  year={2019},
  volume={98}
}
Abstract Rationale: A horseshoe kidney is the most common congenital fusion abnormality in the kidney, occurring in approximately 1 in 400 live births. Several complications including renal malignancies, ureteropelvic junction obstruction, urolithiasis, vesicoureteral reflux, and hydronephrosis can occur in this patient population. Patient concerns: A 28-year-old woman was admitted to hospital because of chronic left low back pain. Microscopic hematuria was not seen. Computed tomography showed… 
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