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Unilateral autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease with contralateral renal agenesis: a case report.

By Gyun Ho Jeong, Byoung Seok Park, Taek Kyun Jeong, Seong Kwon Ma, Chung Ho Yeum, Soo Wan Kim, Nam Ho Kim and Ki Chul Choi

Abstract

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is the most common hereditary renal disease. There are some reports in the literature concerning unilateral ADPKD. However, in adults, only a few cases of unilateral ADPKD with agenesis of contralateral kidney have been reported. We present a case of unilateral ADPKD with agenesis of contralateral kidney in a 66-yr-old man. Radiographic images showed the enlarged right kidney with multiple variable-sized cysts and the absence of the left kidney. The diagnosis of ADPKD was confirmed by the family screening. The patient received maintenance hemodialysis for endstage renal disease. We report a case of unilateral ADPKD associated with contralateral renal agenesis in a 66-yr-old male patient with a literature review

Topics: Research Article
Publisher: Korean Academy of Medical Sciences
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