polycystic kidney disease

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Related to Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease: Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, ADPKD
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Noun1.polycystic kidney disease - kidney disease characterized by enlarged kidneys containing many cysts; often leads to kidney failure
kidney disease, nephropathy, renal disorder, nephrosis - a disease affecting the kidneys
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Characteristics of Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis in a Large Cohort of Patients with Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease. Gastroenterology 2013; 144: 112-21.
Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease and congenital hepatic fibrosis: summary statement of a first National Institutes of Health/Office of Rare Diseases Conference.
Polycystic kidney disease (PKD), the fourth leading cause of kidney failure worldwide, comes in two forms: autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) develops in adulthood and is quite common, while autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD) is rare but frequently fatal.
Finally, the fibropolycystic liver diseases include various disorders, including congenital hepatic fibrosis, Caroli disease, autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD), and biliary hamartoma.
Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD) is a common inheritable cystic renal disease that has a profound effect on the growing fetus and on subsequent pregnancies, being fatal in 30% to 50% cases in the neonatal period.
Prenatal diagnosis of autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD): molecular genetics, clinical experience, and fetal morphology.

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