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Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease

Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease: Introduction

Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease: Autosomal recessive PKD is a rare, inherited form. Symptoms of autosomal recessive PKD begin in the earliest months of life, even in the womb. (Source: excerpt from Polycystic Kidney Disease: NWHIC) ... more about Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease.

Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease: Severe form of PKD, a genetic kidney disease. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease is available below.

Symptoms of Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease

Treatments for Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease

  • Neonatal intensive care for renal and associated pulmonary complications
  • Management of hypertension
  • Diuretics for fluid overload
  • Management of chronic renal failure related to polycystic disease:
    • Erythropoietin agonists - for management of anaemia associated with chronic renal failure
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Types of Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease

  • Infantile PKD - symptoms start in babies and infants.
  • Automosomal recessive PDK (juvenile form)
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Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease: Complications

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Prognosis for Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease

Prognosis for Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease: 75% of those that survive the first year can live for more than 15 years

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Article Excerpts about Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease

Autosomal recessive PKD is a rare, inherited form. Symptoms of autosomal recessive PKD begin in the earliest months of life, even in the womb. (Source: excerpt from Polycystic Kidney Disease: NWHIC)

Definitions of Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease:

A rare genetic disorder with autosomal recessive inheritance characterized by multiple cysts in both kidneys and associated hepatic lesions. Serious manifestations are usually present at birth and there is high perinatal mortality. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease, or a subtype of Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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