Multicystic dysplastic kidney

Case contributed by Dr Mostafa El-Feky


Left renal cysts on antenatal scan.

Patient Data

Age: Neonate
Gender: Female

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

Normal right kidney.

Case Discussion

Multicystic dysplastic kidney is a pediatric cystic renal disease, and is most commonly an incidental finding on antenatal ultrasound. This case confirms the presence of unilateral multicystic dysplastic kidney (MCDK), which was suspected on antenatal scans.

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Case information

rID: 80114
Published: 18th Mar 2021
Last edited: 18th Mar 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Dar El Ashaa Center

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