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Horseshoe kidney

Horseshoe kidney: Introduction

Horseshoe kidney: Abnormal fusion of the lower portion of the kidneys during fetal development. It is often associated with other anomalies. The two kidneys are normally separated. The condition is asymptomatic but it can increase the risk of kidney disease and complications. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Horseshoe kidney is available below.

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Causes of Horseshoe kidney

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Horseshoe kidney: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Horseshoe kidney:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Horseshoe kidney as a "rare disease".
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