MUTICYSTIC DYSPLASTIC DISEASE OF KIDNEY IN FETUS

Authors

  • Saarah Hussain
  • Nazakat Begum

Abstract

Multicystic kidney disease remains the commonest cause of abnormally enlarged kidney,diagnosed on antenatal ultrasound examination. It is typically a unilateral disorder; bilateralcondition is incompatible with extra uterine life. Survival is associated with higher risk of Wilm’stumor and Renal cell carcinoma. Diagnosis is facilitated by ultrasonography. Respiratorycompromise on account of mass effect may need repeated percutaneous cyst aspiration.Nephrectomy is the definitive treatment option.Keywords: Multicystic; Dysplasia; Kidney; Fetus

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