Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
Abdominal pain for 4-5 days.
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- autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.
- multiple subcentimetric cysts in liver with hepatomegaly.
- umbilical hernia.
- mesentric lymph nodes in right iliac fossa.
45 year old female patient presented with complaints of abdominal discomfort for 5 days.
CT scan with contrast enhancement was done.
Following were the findings:
KIDNEYS: Multiple well defined non--communicating cystic lesions in bilateral kidneys, replacing the normal renal cortex, showing no enhancement on post contrast study. No evidence of hemorrhagic cysts.
LIVER: Multiple well defined subcentimetric cysts in both lobes of liver showing no enhancement on post contrast study.
ABDOMINAL WALL: Wall defect noted in the umbilical region with bowel loops as its contents suggestive of umbilical wall hernia.
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