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Medullary cystic kidney disease 1

Medullary cystic kidney disease 1: Introduction

Medullary cystic kidney disease 1: A rare disorder characterized mainly by the development of kidney cysts and affects kidney function during adulthood. The disorder is caused by a genetic defect (chromosome 1q21). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Medullary cystic kidney disease 1 is available below.

Symptoms of Medullary cystic kidney disease 1

Treatments for Medullary cystic kidney disease 1

  • Treatment of medullary cystic kidney disease is symptomatic as no therapy exists to prevent the progression to end stage renal failure. Management includes:
    • Aggressive management of high blood pressure - helps slow progression of renal disease. ACE (Angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitors and ARB's (Angiotensin II receptor blockers) are considered first line therapy
    • Avoidance of medications that may contribute to further renal damage - NSAID's, IV contrast
    • Smoking cessation - people who continue to smoke progress to end stage renal failure sooner
    • Aggressive management of urinary tract infections with appropriate antibiotics
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Prognosis for Medullary cystic kidney disease 1: end-stage kidney failure by 6th decade

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Medullary cystic kidney disease 1 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Medullary cystic kidney disease 1, or a subtype of Medullary cystic kidney disease 1, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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  1. Medullary cystic kidney disease 1: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Prognosis
 

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