Multicystic dysplastic kidney

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Routine scan after first episode of UTI.

Patient Data

Age: 4 months
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

Multiple cysts of varying sizes replacing the entire left renal parenchyma. No obvious communication with pelvicalyceal system is evident.

Case Discussion

Multicystic dysplastic kidney is a pediatric cystic renal disease, which is usually diagnosed in-utero. This case depicts post-natal presentation of a unilateral multicystic dysplastic kidney (MCDK).

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Case Information

rID: 8528
Case created: 9th Feb 2010
Last edited: 24th Nov 2015
Tag: kidneys
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