Multicystic dysplastic kidney detected by fetal sonography: conservative management and follow-up

@article{Oliveira2001MulticysticDK,
  title={Multicystic dysplastic kidney detected by fetal sonography: conservative management and follow-up},
  author={Eduardo A. Oliveira and Jos{\'e} Silv{\'e}rio Santos Diniz and Arana{\'i} S. Vilasboas and Eli A.S. Rabelo and Jos{\'e} Maria Penido Silva and Maria Tereza Freire Filgueiras},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
  year={2001},
  volume={17},
  pages={54-57}
}
The most common cystic lesion recognized antenatally is multicystic dysplastic kidney (MCDK). Recently, conservative management without nephrectomy has been advocated. The purpose of this study was to report our experience in the conservative management of unilateral MCDK. Between 1989 and 1997, 20 children with MCDK detected by prenatal ultrasonography (US) were prospectively followed. At birth, US confirmed the prenatal findings in all cases. All patients were submitted to radioisotope scans… CONTINUE READING

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