Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney

  • Michela Maffi
  • Mario LimaEmail author


Multicystic dysplastic kidney (MCDK) is the most common cystic renal anomaly found in children and the second cause of palpable mass in neonates after hydronephrosis. The kidney is characterized by the presence of multiple non-communicating cysts in absence of normal parenchyma.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric SurgeryS.Orsola Hospital, University of BolognaBolognaItaly

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