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Is polycystic kidney disease the same entity as polycystitis?

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Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: 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 sometimes used to refer to polycystic ovarian syndrome.

In brief: 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 sometimes used to refer to polycystic ovarian syndrome.
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