Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 14, Issue 6, pp 445–448 | Cite as

Renal lymphangioma: A cause of neonatal nephromegaly

  • S. P. Pickering
  • B. D. Fletcher
  • P. J. Bryan
  • C. R. Abramowsky
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A new born male presented with bilateral nephromegaly and mild hypertension. Function of the right kidney was reduced on excretory urography. Ultrasound showed bilaterally enlarged kidneys with increased echogenicity and poorly defined corticomedullary junctions. Areas of decreased medullary enhancement were seen on CT. Renal biopsy demonstrated lymphangioma, probably arising from the peripelvic renal tissues.


Public Health Hypertension Renal Biopsy Renal Tissue Mild Hypertension 
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© Springer-Verlag 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. P. Pickering
    • 1
  • B. D. Fletcher
    • 1
  • P. J. Bryan
    • 1
  • C. R. Abramowsky
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospitals of ClevelandClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Institute of PathologyCase Western UniversityClevelandUSA

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