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Is polycystic kidney disease the same entity as polycystitis?

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Dr. Veeraish Chauhan answered

Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis

Polycystic kidney disease is a genetic disease where multiple cysts can form in the kidney and other organs and cause kidney failure. Polycystitis is sometimes used to refer to polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Answered Sep 20, 2016

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