A 81-year-old male asked:
show picture where are the kidneys located in which part of the body
2 doctor answers
Dr. Bahman Omrani answered
16 years experience Pain Management
Basic anatomy: They are located deep behind the intestines (retroperitoneal). From the back, they are blanketed by multiple layers of muscle. See http://education.Yahoo.Com/reference/gray/subjects/subject/253 which gives another view and more information. Note that "kidney pain" does not always correlate with the actual location of kidneys, as in other visceral organs.
Answered on Apr 20, 2019
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