oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Renal ectopia in Nairobi

Volume 37, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Forty-six patients with renal ectopia were investigated over a 5¼ years period. The male to female ratio was 15:31. Their ages ranged from 3½ to 50 years. The commonest presentation was abdominal mass. The right kidney was involved in 5Opc, the left in 28pc and both kidneys in 22pc of cases. Malrotation, hydronephrosis and fusion were the most frequent anomalies associated with the ectopia. One patient developed neoplastic change.

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