Multicystic dysplastic kidney - on left

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia

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Abdominal pain in an infant.

Patient Data

Age: 3 years
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Atrophic left kidney; it measures about 4 X 2 cm in its main orthogonal dimensions. It's shows multiple, non communicating cysts with no appreciated renal parenchyma..

Compensatory hypertrophy of the right kidney is seen. Mild dilatation of the right pelvi-calyceal system and ureter; likely due to diuresis by furosemide injection, however no significant hydroureteronephrosis is seen.

Case Discussion

Left multicystic dysplastic kidney (MCDK) with compensatory hypertrophy of the right kidney

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Case Information

rID: 23543
Case created: 22nd Jun 2013
Last edited: 26th Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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