Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 13, Issue 6, pp 349–350 | Cite as

Unilateral supernumerary kidney associated with hypertensive encephalopathy in a child

  • F. Komolafe
Short Reports


An afebrile 8-year-old boy presented with convulsions, coma and hypertension. Laboratory investigations were normal. Excretory urography and angiography showed a left supernumerary kidney. The literature on this rare anomaly is briefly reviewed.

Key words

Kidney, congenital anomalies Hypertension, renal 


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© Springer-Verlag 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Komolafe
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity College HospitalIbadanNigeria
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyUniversity of IlorinIlorinNigeria

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