Atrophic polycystic kidneys on an background of Alport syndrome

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Patient has a history of Alport syndrome.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

CT demonstrates atrophic polycystic kidneys (note that they are reduced in volume rather than enlarged as would be the case in adult polycystic kidney disease). 

Case Discussion

This patient has Alport syndrome - not that you can make the diagnosis on the basis of this scan. 

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Case information

rID: 11099
Case created: 17th Oct 2010
Last edited: 25th Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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