[PDF] Multicystic dysplastic kidney (MCDK) in the neonate : the role of the urologist

Canadian Urological Association
Canadian Urological Association
Publication date:
19 August 2008


This document on multicystic dysplastic kidney (MCDK) in the neonate makes the following recommendations:

The urologist should:

  • confirm the diagnosis of MCDK is correct
  • determine if the MCDK is “simple” or “complex” and manage accordingly
  • use clinical judgement to determine if a voiding cystogram is indicated