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Prostatic cyst in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease: unusual association
  1. Vivek Sood1,
  2. Navin Pattanashetti1,
  3. Mohamed Bilal Azam2 and
  4. Raja Ramachandran1
  1. 1 Department of Nephrology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
  2. 2 Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Raja Ramachandran, drraja_1980{at}


Prostate cyst, as an extrarenal manifestation in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, although infrequent, nevertheless goes beyond tenuous concomitance and may rarely contribute to recurrent urinary tract infection or outflow obstruction and mostly remains asymptomatic. In this context, we report a case of incidentally detected, an asymptomatic prostatic cyst in a patient of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.

  • radiology (diagnostics)
  • renal system

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  • Contributors VS and NP: writing and concept. MBA: image acquisition. RR: proofreading and corrections.

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