Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Renal cysts

A renal cyst is a closed sac filled with some fluid.

Diseases

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
Bilateral renal an hepatic cysts are the pathognomonic sign of ADPKD. They allow a definit diagnosis after 40 years of age though.
Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney and hepatic disease 1
Bilateral renal cysts are early detectable, sometimes even by prenatal ultrasound.
Neonatal diabetes mellitus with congenital hypothyroidism
Cysts are the typical renal manifestation of NDH syndrome.
Renal cysts and diabetes (RCAD)
renal cysts in RCAD are not necessarily symmetrical.
Update: June 23, 2016