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Post was not sent - check your email addresses! The kidney remains in the pelvis instead of settling in the flank. The images showed that Pacheco had a pelvic kidney.
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Pacheco was not consulted about the removal or given options for treatment of what Vazquez thought he found, the lawsuit said. The doctors also failed to ensure that Vazquez knew she had a pelvic kidney prior to surgery, the lawsuit said. There were some oddities about the case, however, on top of Pacheco losing a healthy kidney.
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