Pediatric Cystic Nephroma

  • Etiology: benign cystic renal tumor
  • Imaging: may contain foci of blastema cells in septae

Radiology Cases of Cystic Nephroma

MRI of multilocular cystic nephroma
Sagittal US of the left kidney (above) shows a multicystic renal mass involving most of the left kidney. Coronal (lower left) and axial (lower right) T1 MRI with contrast of the abdomen shows the left renal mass to contain multiple thin septations and to have no solid component.

Gross Pathology Cases of Pediatric Cystic Nephroma

Pathological image of pediatric cystic nephroma
Gross pathological image (left) and sectioned gross pathological image (right) shows a mass composed of multiple cysts separated by thin septae.