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who first discovered polycystic kidney disease

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Polycystic kidney disease is a inherited disease in which fluid filled cavities ranging from microscopic to larger sizes upto 10-15 cm occur in the ki ... Read More
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Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Polycystic kidneys : Inherited disease of the kidneys where cyst develop causing the kidneys to enlarge and eventually not function properly
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not cured: Other than by kidney transplant. Polycystic kidney disease is not universally fatal. Impaired kidney function can be controlled for a long time by die ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Cause- unknown: Exact etiology for PKD unknown. Some researchers swear that genetics plays a big role-- hence ADPKD and ARPKD ( autosomal dominant type and recessive ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Inherited disease: You inherit polycystic kidney disease, so it is reasonable to be evaluated if you have a parent with polycystic kidneys. Evaluation will likely inclu ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Hyde
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Genetic anomalies: Some medical conditions, including adult polycystic kidney disease, are carried in our genes and can be passed from parent to child. Generally, if one ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Genetics etc: Most common is autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, adpkd, 50 % of offspring will develop it. Much less common is infantile or autosomal rece ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Ultrasound: You can take an imaging study called a renal ultrasound. The ultrasound can determine the number of cysts on your kidneys and can lead to a diagnose ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No : Polycystic kidney disease is a genetic disease where multiple cysts can form in the kidney and other organs and cause kidney failure. Polycystitis is ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Pain: Typically pain in flank area both sides, blood in urine , hypertension, and over time progressive kidney failure.
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