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Case 1456

MR imaging appearance of infantile polycystic kidney disease

Author(s)
P. Polat, M. Kantarci, F. Alper, MB Koruyucu
 
Patient
male, 2 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    MR imaging appearances of polycystic kidney disease
     

    On coronal spin-echo T1-weighted MR imaging, the kidneys show marked enlargement. Corticomedullar differentiation can not be made. The reniform shape of the kidneys is retained.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MR imaging appearances of polycystic kidney disease;

    The kidneys show increased signal intensity on T2-weighted axial MR imaging.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MR imaging appearances of polycystic kidney disease;

    After the injection of intravenous gadolinium, the kidneys show a striated pattern of contrast medium excretion on this spin-echo T1-weighted coronal MR image.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MR imaging appearances of polycystic kidney disease;
     
     
On coronal spin-echo T1-weighted MR imaging, the kidneys show marked enlargement. Corticomedullar differentiation can not be made. The reniform shape of the kidneys is retained.
 
The kidneys show increased signal intensity on T2-weighted axial MR imaging.
 
After the injection of intravenous gadolinium, the kidneys show a striated pattern of contrast medium excretion on this spin-echo T1-weighted coronal MR image.
 
 
 
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