2006-10-17-12 Bilateral renal agenesis © Vicente Jesus Ruiz www.thefetus.net/
Bilateral renal agenesis
Centro De Ecografia Dr. Vicente J. Ruiz, 25 De Mayo 620, (4400) Salta, Argentina
These are some pictures of bilateral renal agenesis. The fetus had also sirenomelia, that is not documented on the pictures.
Longitudinal and transverse views of the fetal abdomen. The right kidney is absent and only right adrenal gland is visible (it can mimic kidney)
Longitudinal and transverse views of the fetal abdomen. The left kidney is also absent and only left adrenal gland is visible
Absence of renal arteries
Absence of amniotic fluid - only a cord loop is seen next to fetal abdomen (left) and small stomach due to severe oligohydramnios (right)