Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Family history of ADPKD.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

CT abdomen and Pelvis

CT reveals multiple cysts of varying sizes in the liver, and bilateral kidneys with little remaining normal renal parenchyma. No evidence of hemorrhagic cysts.

Case Discussion

This case shows an autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) with extra-renal manifestation (liver).

 ADPKD is the most common hereditary renal disease  and is commonly associated with polycystic liver disease (75% of patients with ADPKD).

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Case information

rID: 23061
Published: 19th May 2013
Last edited: 16th Sep 2019
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