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Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
I have MultiCystic Dysplastic Kidney Disease,what complications involving pregnancy should I be aware of(Difficulty getting pregnant, preeclampsia etc?
Improperly developed: Multicystic dysplastic kidney is a malformed one of congenital origin, usually nonfunctioning. ...Read more
What investigation should b done in 1 yr baby girl of having congenital dysplastic kidney? N at what age? How it can b treat?
See below: Congenital dysplastic/multicystic kidney is either nonfunctuional or has a minimal function. This is not a treatable condition and affected kidney is often resected at later age. ...Read more
17mo daughter has a dysplastic kidney and is peeing through everything. Diaper,clothes, ect is that normal?
Could an unsheilded CT scan and multiple x-rays at 5 weeks gestation result in any of the problems wih my son? (autism, pvl, dysplastic kidney, silent aspiration, preauricular pit, heart murmur)
I was born with multicystic kidney and my question is can I have children and would there be risk factors?
Kids probably OK: Multicystic dysplastic kidney is usually sporadic-- meaning it doesn't run in families. There are rare genetic causes, so if these do run in your family you should speak with a geneticist about testing. But in most cases, there is no extra risk of passing this along to your kids. Multicystic kidneys are usually diagnosed well before birth through ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Multi vs poly kidney: Multicystic kidney is usually a developmental anomaly of the kidney, usually unilateral and is due to the renal tissue not connecting to the developing urogenital tissue. Usually the kidney does not function, and presents during birth or early childhood. Polycystic kidneys are inherited and usually are functional but eventually will cause progressive renal failure depending on the severity. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was born with multicystic kidney and i was wondering if its possible for me to have a baby? Im 22 and also have uc
At birth,not heredit: The former is a congenital but not hereditary disease involving usually one kidney forming a mass of cysts without functioning kidney tissue. Found with prenatal ultrasound. Kidney shrinks and the other kidney assumes its work. The most common form of PKD which is hereditary results in increasing cyst number and size over many years. Other organs have cysts and kidneys fail over many years. ...Read more
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