Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD)

Case contributed by Ali Abougazia


Routine obstetric ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: 26 weeks gestation
Gender: Male

Fetal ultrasound


Both kidneys of the fetus are enlarged, echogenic and showed prominent collecting systems.

No other anomalies were noted during the scan.

Case Discussion

The findings are those of autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD).

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