Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp 78–80 | Cite as

Intrathoracic kidney — Diagnosis by ultrasound

  • T. E. Sumner
  • F. M. Volberg
  • P. M. Smolen
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Abstract

Portable real-time ultrasound was utilized in two infants to diagnose an intrathoracic kidney. Ultrasound is diagnostic and may eliminate the need for further radiological investigation.

Key words

Intrathoracic kidney Renal ectopia Chest mass Chest ultrasound 

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© Springer-Verlag 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. E. Sumner
    • 1
    • 2
  • F. M. Volberg
    • 1
    • 2
  • P. M. Smolen
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyBowman Gray School of MedicineWinston-SalemUSA
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsBowman Gray School of MedicineWinston-SalemUSA

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