Multicystic dysplastic kidney - antenatal ultrasound

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Primigravida for 20 wks scan. No complaints.

Patient Data

Age: 25 yrs
Gender: Female

Fetal right kidney shows cysts of various size, and the right kidney parenchyma is echogenic. There is no hydronephrosis or hydroureter.

Fetal left kidney is normal. Urinary bladder is normal. Liquor volume is normal. There is normal foetal situs.

Fetal growth corresponds to menstrual dates.

Case Discussion

Ultrasound findings of multiple cysts in right kidney favor multicystic dysplastic kidney.

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Case information

rID: 50177
Published: 22nd Dec 2016
Last edited: 1st Jan 2020
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