Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney with Contralateral Renal Hypoplasia Presenting with Renal Failure in a Newborn : a Case Report

Multicystic dysplastic kidney (MCDK) is the most common cystic kidney disease in children. Renal abnormalities occur in the contralateral kidney in 20-57% of cases. The prognosis of MCDK depends primarily on the status of the opposite kidney. We describe a case of unilateral MCDK and contralateral hypoplasia presenting with renal failure during the neonatal… CONTINUE READING