A multicystic kidney means that the normal kidney tissue is replaced by many cysts or fluid filled cavities and cannot function normally. It occurs during the infant's deveopment in the uterus. In most cases only one kidney is affected and the infant can live and grow normally. In the past multicystic kidneys were removed, but these days the tendency is to leave them in place. Your gynae will advise you how to proceed from here. In the meantime read about multicystic kidneys on Google. You will find lots of information there.
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