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2017-10-21  Ectopic kidney, uretero-pelvic junction obstruction   © Fabrice Cuillier

Ectopic kidney, uretero-pelvic junction obstruction 
Department of Gynecology, Hôpital Félix Guyon, Saint-Denis, Reunion Island, France.  

Following images show a case of a 26-year-old woman (G2P1), with unremarkable history, (no diabetes mellitus).
There was no history of prenatal teratogen exposition, nor drug ingestion or infection.
Our ultrasonographic examination was done at 28 weeks of gestational age and we found signs of pelvic kidney with uretero-pelvic obstruction.
Our findings were confirmed and the baby had a normal post-natal adaptation 

Images 1-5, video 1: 2D ultrasound images showing 
a left normal kidney, and right ectopic kidney with important unilateral uretero-pelvic junction obstruction.


Images 6 and 7, video 2
2D images at 32 weeks of pregnancy confirmed our diagnosis.


Images 8 and 9: 2D images of
 unilateral pelvic obstruction similar as 32 weeks.


Images 10 and 11, videos 3 and 4: 2D ultrasound images at 36 showing 
unilateral UPJ obstruction.


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