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renal cortical cysts

Thursday 19 February 2004

Types

- peripheral cortical cysts
- cortical tubules cysts

Etiology

- simple renal cortical cysts (retention cysts)
- obstructive cortical cysts

  • fetal obstructive kidney
    - glomerulocystic kidney disease
    - chromosomal diseases
  • trisomy 13
  • trisomy 18
  • trisomy 21

- metabolic diseases

  • xanthinuria type 2 (MIM.603592) (#14627688#)
  • multiple acyl-CoA dehydrogenation deficiency (MADD)
  • Pearson syndrome

See also

- Cysts

  • renal cysts
    • renal diffuse cysts
    • renal cortical cysts
    • renal medullary cysts