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Retroperitoneal Lymphatic Malformation in Child With Horseshoe Kidney.
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PMID:  21908028     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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We describe a 12-year-old girl with a retroperitoneal lymphatic malformation (LM) and horseshoe kidney. The imaging characteristics of the lesions are reported. Retroperitoneal LM coexisting with horseshoe kidney is extremely rare. We hypothesized that they might share the similar etiologic factors. Imaging examinations are helpful in the definition of the 2 lesions and the relationship between them, but no characteristic findings are available to diagnose retroperitoneal LM before surgery. Surgical excision is ideal to treat LM, and the prognosis is good. Although asymptomatic horseshoe kidney need not be treated, it is important for patients to receive regular follow-up because of the propensity for various complications.
Authors:
Zhi Bin Niu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-9-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1527-9995     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-9-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0366151     Medline TA:  Urology     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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Department of Pediatric Urology, Shengjing Hospital, China Medical University, Heping District, Shenyang City, China.
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