Cystic nephroma and localized renal cystic disease in children: diagnostic clues and management.

Boybeyi Ö., Karnak I., Orhan D., ÇİFTÇİ A. Ö., TANYEL F. C., Kale G., ...More

Journal of pediatric surgery, vol.43, no.11, pp.1985-9, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2008.04.006
  • Journal Name: Journal of pediatric surgery
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1985-9
  • Keywords: Cystic nephroma, Multilocular cyst, Localized renal cystic disease, Unilateral renal cystic disease, Renal cyst, KIDNEY
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background and Purpose: Cystic nephroma (CN) and localized renal cystic disease (LRCD) are rare benign renal entities that can occur in children. A retrospective evaluation of the experience with these conditions was performed to emphasize the importance of differential diagnosis, recognition, and selection of the proper mode of treatment.