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Glomerulosclerosis Kidney Gross

Figure 4.8. Surgical specimen of a large multi-cystic kidney. Note the numerous multiloculated cysts. Multicystic kidneys show no renal function and are generally unilateral but, on occasion, there may be bilateral involvement. Dysplastic kidneys may have delayed function.

Figure 4.7. Abdominal radiograph of the same infant as in Figures 4.5 and 4.6 showing the opacity on the left caused by a multicystic kidney. Note the displacement of the normal bowel gas pattern to the right.

Figure 4.7. Abdominal radiograph of the same infant as in Figures 4.5 and 4.6 showing the opacity on the left caused by a multicystic kidney. Note the displacement of the normal bowel gas pattern to the right.

Bulging Kidney

Figure 4.8. Surgical specimen of a large multi-cystic kidney. Note the numerous multiloculated cysts. Multicystic kidneys show no renal function and are generally unilateral but, on occasion, there may be bilateral involvement. Dysplastic kidneys may have delayed function.

Figure 4.9. Marked abdominal distention in an infant with urinary ascites and bilateral multicystic kidneys.

Figure 4.10. Transillumination of the abdomen in the same infant as in Figure 4-9 showing the large amount of ascitic fluid.

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Figure 4.11. Radiograph showing the marked abdominal distention with bulging opacified flanks and central pooling of the loops of bowel. This radiograph is characteristic of any infant with ascites of any etiology.

Figure 4.12. Pathologic specimen of the same infant as in Figure 4-11 with bilateral multicystic kidneys.

Bulging Kidney

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