4. Multicystic dysplastic kidney Flashcards Preview

Renal > 4. Multicystic dysplastic kidney > Flashcards

Flashcards in 4. Multicystic dysplastic kidney Deck (5):
1

mechanism and defition

Ureteric bud fails to induce differentiation of metanphric mesenchyme --> non functional kidney consisting of cysts and connectice tissue

2

definition

nondunctional kidney consisting of cysts and connective tissue

3

diagnosis

often perinatally via ultrasound

4

• 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)

5

• Is multicystic dysplastic kidney usually unilateral or bilateral? What are the symptoms and how is the condition diagnosed?

Unilateral; generally asymptomatic, with hypertrophy (compensation) by the other kidney; diagnosed prenatally with ultrasound

Decks in Renal Class (61):