Cystic diseases of the kidney in children.

  title={Cystic diseases of the kidney in children.},
  author={Benjamin H. Landing and John L. Gwinn and Ellin Lieberman},
  journal={Perspectives in nephrology and hypertension},
Many genetically determined cystic kidney disorders occur in children. Presenting manifestations related to the kidney include failure to thrive, abdominal enlargement or flank masses, progressive renal failure, or urinary tract infection. Radiological techniques often yield information helpful in establishing the type and extent of renal lesions. Cataloging the cystic renal disease in terms of genetic patterns, the involvement of liver or another organs, and the nature of the disorder of renal… CONTINUE READING