Autosomal Dominant Kidney Disease (Adpkd)

The polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a hereditary disorder with kidney cyst formation, which causes a gradual enlargement of both kidneys, sometimes with progression to renal failure. Almost all forms are due to a familial gene mutation. Symptoms and signs include flank and abdominal pain, hematuria, and hypertension. The diagnosis is made by CT or ultrasound. Treatment is before the occurrence of renal failure, then it consists of dialysis or…

September 3, 2018
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