Ectopic thoracic kidney in a child presenting with recurrent cough: a case report and review of literature

  • Amit K. Sinha
  • Maheshkumar M. Vaghela
  • Bindey Kumar
  • Prem Kumar
  • Neeti Neha
Keywords: mediastinal mass, recurrent cough, thoracic kidney

Abstract

Ectopic thoracic kidney is a rare clinical entity in pediatric patients. It is usually an incidental finding on evaluation of patients with recurrent cough or mediastinal mass. Its clinical course is benign. We are presenting a case of right ectopic intrathoracic kidney diagnosed incidentally on contrast-enhanced computed tomography chest during evaluation of a child with recurrent cough.

Keywords: mediastinal mass, recurrent cough, thoracic kidney

Published
2018-02-19
Section
Articles

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