Polycystic kidney disease

Case contributed by Dr Mostafa El-Feky


Impaired renal function.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

CT abdomen with contrast

Both kidneys are markedly enlarged with the renal parenchymal replaced by innumerable variable sized cysts of varying densities. They extert mass effect on the adjacent organs as crowding of the intestine at the central part of the abdomen, elevation of the pancreas, liver and spleen. The liver also showed multiple variable sized simple cysts scattered allover the hepatic parenchyma.

Case Discussion

Features of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease with liver and kidneys involvement.

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Case information

rID: 52722
Published: 22nd Apr 2017
Last edited: 20th Apr 2020
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