Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD)

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia


26 weeks gestational age fetus with abnormality seen in routine obstetric ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: Fetus
Gender: Male

Fetal ultrasound

Both kidneys of the fetus are enlarged, echogenic and showed prominent collecting systems.

No other anomalies were noted during the scan.

Case Discussion

The findings are those of autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD).

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Case information

rID: 46205
Published: 27th Jun 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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