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How is Ectopic Kidney Diagnosed?

Only about 1 out of 10 ectopic kidneys are ever diagnosed. Often, health care providers find ectopic kidneys while treating other conditions. A health care provider may also find them when looking for the cause of symptoms mentioned earlier. These imaging tests could help your health care provider find an ectopic kidney:

Your health care provider may also order blood tests to see how well your kidneys are working.