Management of a kidney stone in ectopic pelvic kidney with Extracorporeal Shockwave Litothripsy: Description of a case and revision of literature

  • Carmelo Agostino Di Franco | carmelo_difranco@tiscali.it Department of Urology, S. Elia Emergency Hospital, Caltanissetta, Italy.
  • Maurizio Burrello Department of Urology, S. Elia Emergency Hospital, Caltanissetta, Italy.
  • Francesco Guzzardi Department of Urology, S. Elia Emergency Hospital, Caltanissetta, Italy.
  • Eva Intagliata Department of Urology, S. Elia Emergency Hospital, Caltanissetta, Italy.
  • Irina Oxenius Department of Urology, S. Elia Emergency Hospital, Caltanissetta, Italy.
  • Lavinia Galvagno Translation and Language Revision Service, Enna, Italy.
  • Calogero Cordaro Department of Urology, S. Elia Emergency Hospital, Caltanissetta, Italy.

Abstract

Urolithiasis is one of the most frequent disease in the population and it represents one of the most frequent causes of access to emergency department. In addition. congenital anomalies occur more often in the kidney than in any other organ and the association of both renal abnormalities and stones is of clinical relevance. In this report, we discuss a case of a women with pelvic ectopic kidney affected by a large pyelic stone treated with ESWL (Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy).

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Published
2020-06-23
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Keywords:
Kidney stone; ectopic kidney; ESWL; Extracorporela Shockwave lithotripsy; kidney malformations; urology
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Di Franco, C. A., Burrello, M., Guzzardi, F., Intagliata, E., Oxenius, I., Galvagno, L., & Cordaro, C. (2020). Management of a kidney stone in ectopic pelvic kidney with Extracorporeal Shockwave Litothripsy: Description of a case and revision of literature. Archivio Italiano Di Urologia E Andrologia, 92(2). https://doi.org/10.4081/aiua.2020.2.109