Kidney diseases affect not only adults but also children and what does a kidney stone look like in a child? Often the cause of kidney disease in children are various congenital malformations of the kidneys.
These can be anomalies of the location of the kidneys ( dystopia ). According to statistics, dystopia occurs in one of 800-1000 newborns. The cause of the formation of anomalies of the kidney position is a violation of the movement of the kidney from the pelvis into the lumbar region during the intrauterine development. Anomalies of the kidney position among other types of anomalies are 2.12%.