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KHAKPOUR G, SOHRABPOUR H. INTRATHORACIC KIDNEY: A CT-SCANNING VIEW. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 1988; 2 (2) :161-163
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1274-en.html

From the Department of Urology and Medicine, Shahid Labbafi.Nejad Medical Center. Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. Tehran. Islamic Republic of lran.
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We report a patient who was admitted to the department of medicine with palpitation, dyspnea and left flank pain, Chest X-ray revealed a mass in the left lung. The lesion was evaluated as a pulmonary tumor, with a high suspicion of malignancy. Intravenous urography, sonography, and CTscanning revealed a thoracic kidney at the location previously thought to be a lung mass. This is the first report of a CT-scanning evaluation of thoracic kidney.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Urology and Nephrology