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CT Scan Can you diagnose this cross sectional CT image!

What is the most likely Diagnosis of this patient ?

Can you diagnose this cross sectional CT image!-ctcross.jpg
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A) Crohn's Disease
B) Ca Pancreas
C) Ca Adrenal
D) Ca Stomach
E) Horse-Shoe Kidney


I wanted to show you this interesting picture... =)
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I think is E)
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Looks like a horseshoe kidney to me, so E!
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btw that vertebral disc looks enormous!
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E) HorseShoe Kidney easy
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Correct Answer Correct Answer: E

Correct answer as you all know ... Horse Kidney

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btw that vertebral disc looks enormous!
This is an evidence that we are in the pelvis, (lumbar vertebrae are the largest vertebrae)
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This is an evidence that we are in the pelvis, (lumbar vertebrae are the largest vertebrae)
forgotten that,,, but the two common iliac veins guided me
am I true?
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Thanx!! Wid CTs like these d exam shud b a piece of cake!!
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lol...o trust me dear..the exam is really a piece of cake if u study well..
btw..would u believe me when i tell u that i got exactly this same CT in my step1 exam..:-) i had no clue what it was...but just when i gave up and moved to the next question,i suddenly realized..hey.looks like a pan cake..lol..and i clicked "Turner Syndrome" in the answer option..i hope u know the association :-)
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lol...o trust me dear..the exam is really a piece of cake if u study well..
btw..would u believe me when i tell u that i got exactly this same CT in my step1 exam..:-) i had no clue what it was...but just when i gave up and moved to the next question,i suddenly realized..hey.looks like a pan cake..lol..and i clicked "Turner Syndrome" in the answer option..i hope u know the association :-)
The prevalence of horseshoe kidneys in females with Turner Syndrome is about 15%
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