Adult polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) with hepatic involvement

Case contributed by Dr Erik Ranschaert


Abdominal complaints. Only notable family history is of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage and renal impairment.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

This coronal CT during renal excretory phase demonstrates marked enlargement of both kidneys by innumerable cysts, which also compress and distort the collecting system. A degree of preserved renal function with timely excretion of contrast.

Very numerous cysts in the liver are also noted. 

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates typical appearances of ADPKD.

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Case information

rID: 11109
Published: 17th Oct 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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