Multicystic Left Kidney and Contralateral Pelvic Kidney with Ectopic Ureter and Renal Failure in a Young Male: A Rare AssociationCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Dilip Kumar Pal,
244, AJC Bose Road, Kolkata-700020, West Bengal, India.
Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney (MCDK) is a relatively common cystic disease of kidney which may be associated with various urogenital abnormalities. Here, authors encountered a case of 16-year-old male who presented with left side abdominal pain and lump. On evaluation, he was found to be growth-retarded with chronic renal failure. Imaging studies revealed left MCDK with contralateral pelvic kidney with ectopic ureter opening in prostatic urethra. This patient also had calculus in right ectopic ureter near its opening in prostatic urethra. The calculus was surgically removed; however, he required dialysis as there was no improvement in renal function. This conglomeration of anomalies is extremely rare and a dilemma exists not only in diagnosis but also in therapeutic decision making. Every case of MCDK or ectopic ureter should be further investigated to detect associated abnormalities, for timely management.
Multicystic dysplastic kidney, Ureteral diseases, Urinary calculi
Pritesh Jain, Debansu Sarkar, Dilip Kumar Pal. MULTICYSTIC LEFT KIDNEY AND CONTRALATERAL PELVIC KIDNEY WITH ECTOPIC URETER AND RENAL FAILURE IN A YOUNG MALE: A RARE ASSOCIATION. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2019 May [cited: 2019 May 19 ]; 13:PD01-PD02. Available from
Date of Submission: Jan 07, 2019
Date of Peer Review: Mar 05, 2019
Date of Acceptance: Mar 28, 2019
Date of Publishing: May 01, 2019
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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