Abdominal Radiology

, Volume 44, Issue 1, pp 381–382 | Cite as

The pancake kidney

  • Ho Yuen Frank WongEmail author
  • Kam Ho Lee
Classics in Abdominal Radiology


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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Statement of informed consent was not applicable since the manuscript does not contain any patient data.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyQueen Mary HospitalHong KongHong Kong

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