Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD)

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia

Presentation

26 weeks gestational age fetus with abnormality seen in routine obstetric ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: Fetus
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

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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Case information

rID: 46205
Case created: 27th Jun 2016
Last edited: 30th May 2017
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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