Giant hydronephrosis: uncommon presentation of a common disease
- Department of Pediatric Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
- Correspondence to Monika Bawa, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Advanced Pediatric Centre, 3rd floor A Block, PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India;
- Received 24 August 2011
- Accepted 18 November 2011
- Published Online First 3 January 2012
A 5-year-old boy presented with progressively increasing abdominal distension since birth with no associated urinary or gastrointestinal symptoms. A large, non-tender, soft, cystic intra-abdominal lump occupying almost the whole abdomen could be palpated (figure 1). Other systemic examination and all blood tests were normal.
A contrast-enhanced CT scan revealed a large complex cystic mass of …