What are the ultrasonographic diagnostic criteria for ADPKD1?

Updated: Mar 24, 2020
  • Author: Roser Torra, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Ultrasonographic diagnostic criteria for ADPKD1 were established by Ravine et al in 1994 and are as follows [5] :

  • At least 2 cysts in 1 kidney or 1 cyst in each kidney in an at-risk patient younger than 30 years

  • At least 2 cysts in each kidney in an at-risk patient aged 30-59 years

  • At least 4 cysts in each kidney for an at-risk patient aged 60 years or older


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