Diseases of the Kidneys, Ureters and Bladder; With Special Reference to the Diseases in Women Volume 2

Diseases of the Kidneys, Ureters and Bladder; With Special Reference to the Diseases in Women Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...According to the combined statistics of il orris and Socin, the horseshoe kidney occurs in 0.08 per cent, of cases. The statistics furnished by these two authors together cover almost 10,000 autopsy records. The other three forms of fusion to be described below occur still more rarely, in fact they are of extreme rarity, Morris having found only 1 case in 8,178 autopsies. These are: the unilateral elongated kidney (ren elongafits), the scutiform or shield-shaped kidney (ren scutaneus), and the lump kidney (ren informis). Fig. 451.--Unilateral Horseshoe KidNey. Both kidneys are on the left side of body and it is interesting to note how the circulation has adapted itself to the abnormal topographical condition of the kidney. The right renal pelvis is in front, one calyx coming from the bridge. (Path. Museum, J. H. H.) UNILATERAL ELONGATED KIDNEY. (Ren Elongatus.) This is a form in which both kidney anlagen fuse and ascend together into one lumbar pocket. It consists, then, of two superimposed kidneys, the bridge connecting them being formed by functionating renal parenchyma. The two principal forms are: Fig. 452.--Two Cases Op Sigmoid Kidney. The hilum of the lower faces in the opposite direction from that of the upper kidney. (The right figure is from M. C. Winternitz, Johns Hop. Hosp. Bull, 1908, xix, 229; the left after Kuster.) 1. Simple elongated kidney (ren elongatus simplex).--The kidneys are one on top of the other, each hilum being turned toward the vertebral column. The arteries of both kidneys arise separately from the aorta, the veins accompanying the arteries. The ureters and pelves are separate, the upper passing in front of the vessels of the lower kidney without crossing the lower ureter. It then passes obliquely across the pelvis...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236555663