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ALCALDE ROJAS, José Miguel; GALARZA VIERA, Elio Gonzalo  and  MENDEZ BRITO, Mariela. Crossed renal ectopia in an adolescent. MEDISAN [online]. 2016, vol.20, n.6, pp.803-806. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 14 years white adolescent, who went to the Satelital Urban Health Center of Tena Ecuadorian amazonía is presented due to a sustained pain of moderate intensity in the right flank with irradiation to the thigh of the same side. An abdominal ultrasound was carried out that indicated the existence of a horseshoe kidney and possible agenesis of this organ in the right side, reason why it was decided to make an excretor urogram whose resulting in a left crossed renal ectopia. The patient began prophylactic treatment with follow up every three months and he had a favorable clinical course

Keywords : abdominal pain; renal ectopia; causation; Ecuador.

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