Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD) - antenatal

Case contributed by Ammar Haouimi
Diagnosis almost certain


G7P5 at 28 weeks gestation. Routine ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

Enlarged echogenic fetal kidneys with preserved reniform shape (length: right kidney = 75 mm, left kidney = 78 mm), containing numerous tiny cysts with loss of the corticomedullary differentiation. Associated severe oligohydramnios.

Case Discussion

Ultrasound features of an autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD) with oligohydramnios.

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