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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
ADPKD: The most common is autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Quite a few: Most common is autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, adpkd, 50 % of offspring will develop it. Much less common autosomal recessive polycystic ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Saponaro
Specializes in Radiology
Yes: At the appropriate time during gestation (usually 20 - 24 weeks) a fetal ultrasound can usually accurately assess the kidneys.
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Absolutely!: A center competent in prenatal sonography should detect ~90% of renal cystic lesions.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
46 years experience Urology
Potassium issue?: Polycystic kidney disease is a genetic disease that leads to cystic enlargement of the kidneys (often liver as well) accompanied by decreased kidney f ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
PKD: Yes. First you have to take family history into consideration. PKD runs in families. The cysts in PKD occur on both sides and are teeming in number as ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Just the name: Polycystic ovaries and polycystic kidneys are unrelated. The former is poorly-understood and probably a reaction pattern. The latter is a variable gro ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abdus Khan
30 years experience Urgent Care
No worries: At your age and with your history I would not be much concerned. If you are given any nitro containing medicine then you need to stop Cialis.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
Cystic Kidneys: Cysts in the kidneys can replace/reduce functional kidney tissue and therefore cause kidney problems. There are a variety of types of Cysts and associ ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
34 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Needs proper work up. Simple cysts are benign. Complex cysts have potential for cancers sometimes- don't mean to scare you. Follow your doctors recomm ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Dr should explain: Baby could have one of many types of cystic lesions. Probably most common is so called multicystic kidney displasia, birth defect where part of, or en ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hall
Specializes in Urology
Not necessarily: Cystic renal lesions range from simply cysts (spherical sac of fluid such as water) to more complex cystic masses such as cancer. If basic imaging was ... Read More

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