Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

Case contributed by Naqibullah Foladi
Diagnosis almost certain


History of abdominal pain. US reported renal and hepatic cysts with hepatomegaly. For further evaluation, a CT of the abdomen was advised.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Numerous variable sized cystic lesions scattered throughout liver. Liver is enlarged in size showing extensive involvement.

Both kidneys are enlarged in sizes replaced by numerous parenchymal cystic lesions.

Pancreas is spared, No evidence of cystic lesion in the pancreas.

Case Discussion

The overall findings are suggestive of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease with extensive hepatic involvement.


This case is also contributed by Dr. Mohammad Tahir Aien

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