Renal dysplasia


  • A congenital developmental renal malformation resulting from abnormal nephrogenesis related to the inability of the ureteric bud to communicate with the metanephric blastema

Clinical features


  • Relatively common, affecting 1 in 1000 of the general population.

  • About 10% of cases have a family history of renal and urinary tract malformations.

  • Two phenotypes are described with urinary tract abnormality; multicystic dysplasia and obstructive dysplasia.

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