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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2000  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 32-35

Congenital unilateral multicystic dysplastic kidney in children: A clinical study


Department of Paediatric Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India

Correspondence Address:
Arun K Sharma
c/o B.L. Sharma, 5-A, Double Storey, Tansen Nagar, Gwalior - 474 002
India
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Multicystic kidney is one of the most frequently encoun­tered masses in the newborns, ranking either first or sec­ond in occurrence. Totally 15 cases were managed over the last 5 years. The most common age of presentation was within first month of life, the affliction occurring more on the left side. Commonest mode of presentation was ab­dominal mass. Ultrasonography was the diagnostic inves­tigation of choice. Five cases were diagnosed antenatally. Associated anomalies were found in 8 cases with anovesti­bular fistula, PUJO in contralateral kidney, right con­genital lumbar hernia and oesophageal atresia with TOE. Nephrectomy was the surgical treatment performed along with appropriate management of the associated anoma­lies.


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