Flashcards in 4. Multicystic dysplastic kidney Deck (5):
mechanism and defition
Ureteric bud fails to induce differentiation of metanphric mesenchyme --> non functional kidney consisting of cysts and connectice tissue
nondunctional kidney consisting of cysts and connective tissue
often perinatally via ultrasound
• During development, an abnormal interaction between an embryo's ureteric bud and the metanephric mesoderm occurs, Is the kidney functional?
No—this interaction results in a multicystic dysplastic kidney, a nonfunctional kidney consisting of connective tissue and cysts)