polycystic kidney disease

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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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Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is the most common monogenic kidney disorder, with an estimated prevalence of 1:500-1000 (1).
Indications included congenital hepatic fibrosis associated with polycystic kidney disease (PKD) (n=3), PH1 (n=4) and heterozygous factor H deficiency with atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome (aHUS) (n=1).
Professor Robin Williams from the School of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway said that this discovery provides an important step forward in understanding how polycystic kidney disease may be controlled.
KEY WORDS: Polycystic kidney disease, Fetus, Genitourinary abnormalities.
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (adult polycystic kidney disease, Potter type III disease) is the fourth-most common cause of end-stage renal disease.
Three fundraisers will be held: an Evening of Taste May 10 at the Castle Restaurant in Leicester, with live and silent auctions, to benefit the Alzheimer's Foundation; a golf tournament at Wachusett Country Club in West Boylston June 27 and a team challenge event in which six-person teams will compete in running, walking, biking, swimming and canoe races at the South Charlton Reservoir in Charlton July 27, all to benefit the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation; and a grand finale Family Day for all employees and retirees of R.H.
Polycystic kidney disease and therapeutic approaches.
Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder characterised by the growth of numerous cysts in the kidneys.
Polycystic kidney disease is genetic and damages the kidneys by causing cysts to grow.
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease is the cause of renal failure in five to ten percent of patients receiving dialysis or kidney transplantation.
(1-12) Although most patients with some of the more common forms of maldevelopment, such as bifid ureter and horseshoe kidney, may have few significant complications, collectively, RCD/CAKUT represent the most common cause of end-stage renal disease in children, accounting for 40% to 50% of cases, and includes autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, the most common type of RCD and the fourth leading cause of end-stage renal disease in adults.

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