Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Abdominal distension.

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Male

Both kidneys are markedly enlarged with renal cortical tissue almost completely replaced and diffusely expanded by lower density soft tissue. 

Case Discussion

Nephroblastomatosis is the diffuse or multifocal involvement of the kidneys with nephrogenic rests (persistent metanephric blastema). This patient was treated with chemotherapy with good results. 

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Case information

rID: 41934
Published: 14th Mar 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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