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What is Multicystic Renal Dysplasia?

What is Multicystic Renal Dysplasia?

  • Multicystic Renal Dysplasia: A congenital kidney defect where the renal cortex has multiple abnormally cysts which can be of varying sized. One or both kidneys may be affected to varying degrees which results in variable severity of symptoms. Often there are other associated kidney defects which can also affect the prognosis of the condition. If both kidneys are involved, death usually occurs around the time of birth but if only one kidney is involved, there are usually no symptoms.

Multicystic Renal Dysplasia: Introduction

Types of Multicystic Renal Dysplasia:

Broader types of Multicystic Renal Dysplasia:

How serious is Multicystic Renal Dysplasia?

Complications of Multicystic Renal Dysplasia: see complications of Multicystic Renal Dysplasia

What causes Multicystic Renal Dysplasia?

Causes of Multicystic Renal Dysplasia: see causes of Multicystic Renal Dysplasia

What are the symptoms of Multicystic Renal Dysplasia?

Symptoms of Multicystic Renal Dysplasia: see symptoms of Multicystic Renal Dysplasia

Complications of Multicystic Renal Dysplasia: see complications of Multicystic Renal Dysplasia

Multicystic Renal Dysplasia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Multicystic Renal Dysplasia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Multicystic Renal Dysplasia.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Multicystic Renal Dysplasia: see treatments for Multicystic Renal Dysplasia

Name and Aliases of Multicystic Renal Dysplasia

Main name of condition: Multicystic Renal Dysplasia

Other names or spellings for Multicystic Renal Dysplasia:

Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney

 

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