Multicystic dysplastic kidney (antenatal MRI)

Case contributed by Dr G Balachandran


Antenatal ultrasound revealed a cystic left kidney.

Patient Data

Age: 30 weeks gestation

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Multiple cysts of varying sizes involving the entire left kidney in the foetus. The right kidney and bladder were normal. No other abnormalities were seen.

Annotated image

Annotation "LK" of abnormal left kidney. 

Case Discussion

Multicystic dysplastic kidney was considered as primary diagnosis.

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Case information

rID: 5407
Published: 17th Jan 2009
Last edited: 19th Jul 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded