Hello and welcome to HCM
report comments on the kidneys. One of the kidney has an extrarenal pelvis.
A kidney is involved in the formation od urine. The urine is formed and enters the urine tube called ureter
. An ureter is dilated to form a receptacle called pelvis. Normally, the pelvis is present inside the borders of the kidney.
In some cases the pelvis is large and is extends outside the kidney. This is called extrarenal pelvis.
It is just a structural anomaly and does not any effect on the function of the kidney.
However, due to large size there may be urine stasis or reflix of urine. This reflux causes recurrent UTI.
So, there is no antenatal risk in your wife or baby.
However, after birth upto 10 years of life recurrent UTI may occur depending on the severity of the structural abnormality.
and DMSA scan
may be required but only after consultation with pediatrician
Thankyou and take care
Dr Shailja P Wahal