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January 1974

Congenital Solitary Kidney: A Review of 74 Cases

Author Affiliations

From Children's Memorial Hospital and Columbus-Cuneo Medical Center, Chicago.

Am J Dis Child. 1974;127(1):17-19. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1974.02110200019002

Seventy-four cases of solitary kidney showed associated organ anomalies, including the kidney itself, heart, vertebral column, anus, long bones, hands, and genitalia. The increased vulnerability of the single kidney to infection or reinfection and calculus formation necessitates long-term continuity of care.