Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 16, Issue 4, pp 306–308 | Cite as

Pelvic kidney in cloacal exstrophy

  • T. E. Herman
  • R. H. Cleveland
  • D. C. Kushner


Four of five patients with cloacal exstrophy seen at the Massachusetts General Hospital since 1978 have had pelvic kidneys. This association is discussed and a possible embryological explanation considered.


Public Health General Hospital Massachusetts General Hospital Pelvic Kidney Cloacal Exstrophy 
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© Springer-Verlag 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. E. Herman
    • 1
  • R. H. Cleveland
    • 1
  • D. C. Kushner
    • 1
  1. 1.Pediatric Radiology Section, Department of RadiologyMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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