Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis certain

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male

Both kidneys are markedly enlarged and replaced by innumerable cysts, consistent with known and established autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. Extensive hepatic involvement with multiple cysts is also noted, with one particularly large cyst just below the right hemidiaphragm. The pancreas is unremarkable. 

Case Discussion

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease is usually striking and is accompanied frequently by hepatic cysts. 

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