Neonatal Polycystic Kidney Disease

Priya Verghese*, Yosuke Miyashita

*Corresponding author for this work

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This article provides an up-to-date comprehensive review and summary on neonatal polycystic kidney disease (PKD) with emphasis on the differential diagnosis, clinical manifestations, diagnostic techniques, and potential therapeutic approaches for the major causes of neonatal PKD, namely hereditary disease, including autosomal recessive and autosomal dominant PKD and nonhereditary PKD, with particular emphasis on multicystic dysplastic kidney. A brief overview of obstructive cystic dysplasia and simple and complex cysts is also included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)543-560
Number of pages18
JournalClinics in Perinatology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2014


  • Multicystic dysplastic kidney
  • Polycystic kidney
  • Renal cyst

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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