polycystic disease


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Related to polycystic disease: Polycystic liver disease, Polycystic ovarian disease

polycystic disease

An inherited disease resulting in kidney cysts that prevent proper kidney function.
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Differential diagnosis: Polycystic liver disease, tuberous sclerosis, autosomal recessive polycystic disease (ARPD), Von Hippel Lindau disease, and multiple simple cysts in the liver and kidneys.
The researchers wanted to know how liver-only polycystic disease was related to ADPKD.
However, these authors (114) lumped those entities into a single category: 1A polycystic disease.
The differential diagnosis of lymphoepithelial cysts includes Warthin's tumor, salivary duct retention cyst (mucocele), dysgenetic polycystic disease of the salivary gland, and mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma.
Becker, a former truck driver, said high blood pressure and polycystic disease killed his kidneys.
Polycystic disease is inherited and once it has been detected in one member of a family, all the patient's relatives should be tested for it.
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