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2013-10-26-10 Multicystic dysplastic kidney © Iacovache
Multicystic dysplastic kidney


Case report

The patient was a 28-year-old primigravida. Fetal hydronephrosis 
with dilated renal pelvis and calices of the left kidney was noticed at 17 weeks. At 23 weeks the left kidney showed signs of multicystic dysplasia - the enlarged kidney consisted of isolated multiple cysts of various sizes. At 29 weeks the finding was even more striking. The right kidney was normal throughout the pregnancy. The multicystic dysplastic kidney was confirmed after birth.

Images 1, 2, and video 1: 17 weeks of gestation.


Image 3 and video 2: 23 wekks of gestation.


Images 4, 5 and video 3: 29 weeks of gestation.


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