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Case 880

Multilocular Cystic Nephroma

Author(s)
S. Robben
 
Patient
male, 11 month(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Plain radiograph of the abdomen

    Plain radiograph of the abdomen shows a large soft tissue mass in the right flank, displacing the stomach and bowel loops to the left and downward. No clear delineation of the right kidney is seen.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Plain radiograph of the abdomen;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Ultrasonography of the right kidney
     

    Ultrasonography of the right kidney demonstrates on the sagittal plane, a huge multilocular cystic lesion at the upper pole and middle third of the right kidney. Normal renal parenchyma at the caudal side of the...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Ultrasonography of the right kidney;

    On the transverse plane, numerous variable sized, anechoic structures, corresponding to cysts, separated from each other by thick and thin septa are visualized.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Ultrasonography of the right kidney;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Examination of the resected specimen

    Examination of the resected specimen reveals a large multicystic mass, occupying the middle and upper pole of the right kidney. Compression of the normal appearing lower pole of the right kidney is seen.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Examination of the resected specimen;
     
     
Plain radiograph of the abdomen shows a large soft tissue mass in the right flank, displacing the stomach and bowel loops to the left and downward. No clear delineation of the right kidney is seen.
 
Ultrasonography of the right kidney demonstrates on the sagittal plane, a huge multilocular cystic lesion at the upper pole and middle third of the right kidney. Normal renal parenchyma at the caudal side of the mass, resembling the lower pole of the right kidney is noted.
 
On the transverse plane, numerous variable sized, anechoic structures, corresponding to cysts, separated from each other by thick and thin septa are visualized.
 
Examination of the resected specimen reveals a large multicystic mass, occupying the middle and upper pole of the right kidney. Compression of the normal appearing lower pole of the right kidney is seen.
 
 
 
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