Chronic kidney disease

Case contributed by Fazel Rahman Faizi
Diagnosis almost certain


Unconscious patient on dialysis.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

The kidneys show increased parenchymal echogenicity with altered corticomedullary differentiation. 

Case Discussion

Sonographic changes in renal parenchymal disease are non-specific. Biopsy may be necessary to determine the underlying cause of the renal disease.

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