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Multicystic dysplastic kidney

Case contributed by Dr Mostafa El-Feky

Presentation

Antenatal scan suspected cystic renal disease.

Patient Data

Age: Neonate
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Abdomen

The left kidney is enlarged extending from the left hypochondrium to the left iliac fossa with echogenic dysplastic renal parenchyma and undeveloped pelvicalyceal system. It shows multiple variable-sized cysts with thin walls and clear fluid content. 

Normal right kidney.

Case Discussion

Left kidney appearance is consistent with multicystic dysplastic kidney. It is a pediatric cystic renal disease and is most commonly an incidental finding on antenatal ultrasound.

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Case information

rID: 83251
Published: 17th Oct 2020
Last edited: 18th Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Dar El Ashaa Center

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