Multicystic dysplastic kidney: absence of complications in patients treated conservatively.

@article{Orejas1992MulticysticDK,
  title={Multicystic dysplastic kidney: absence of complications in patients treated conservatively.},
  author={Gonzalo Orejas and Seraf{\'i}n M{\'a}laga and Fernando Santos and C. Stricker P.H. Rey and Mar{\'i}a Victorina L{\'o}pez and Alfredo Merten},
  journal={Child nephrology and urology},
  year={1992},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={
          35-9
        }
}
The optimal treatment, surgical or conservative, for multicystic dysplastic kidney (MDK) is still undetermined. We analyzed prospectively the evolution of 12 children with MDK who were managed conservatively. After a mean follow-up of 32 months, the only complication found was an episode of urinary tract infection in 3 patients. Complete involution of MDK was observed in 9 patients (75%), the mean period for sonographical disappearance being 16 months. Infants with MDK should be closely… CONTINUE READING

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