2011-11-06-09 Multicystic dysplastic kidneys, bilateral © Cerekja www.TheFetus.net
Multicystic dysplastic kidneys, bilateral
Albana Cerekja MD, PhD*; Carlo Figliolini MD PhD**; Juan Piazze MD PhD***.
* Ultrasound Division, ASL Roma B, Rome, Italy.
** Reparto di ostetricia e ginecologia, Ospedale Fatebenefratelli San Pietro Rome, Italy.
*** Ultrasound Division, Ceprano Hospital, Ceprano, Italy.
Multicystic dysplastic kidney is a renal dysplasia resulting from a complete obstruction at either the renal pelvis or proximal ureter prior to the 10th week of gestation. Bilateral disease or contralateral agenesis in unilateral dysplastic kidney is fatal.