Disambiguation: polycystic kidney disease

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fundamentals Polycystic Disease (Kidney)
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease; ADPKD; Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease; ARP KD ADPKD refers to enlarged cystic kidneys during adulthood leading to hypertension and progressive renal failure. Cysts also occur in the liver and the pancreas. Aneurysms of intracranial arteries...
in depth Polycystic Kidney Disease
Inherited human polycystic kidney disease Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a common genetic disease characterized by accumulation of multiple fluid-filled cysts in each kidney and other organs. The renal cysts originate from the renal tubular epithelial cells lined by a single layer of cells that...
in depth Polycystic Kidney Disease
Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a heritable disorder with diffuse cystic involvement of both kidneys without dysplasia (1). All forms of PKD can have clinical manifestations in infants and children. The major clinical entities of autosomal-recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD) and autosomal-dominant...