Signs of Polycystic kidney disease
Symptoms of Polycystic kidney disease
The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources
for Polycystic kidney disease may include:
List of 11
Polycystic kidney disease Symptoms
Note that Polycystic kidney disease symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient,
but the phrase Polycystic kidney disease signs may often refer to those signs
that are only noticable by a doctor.
Signs or Symptoms of Polycystic kidney disease:
Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology (Excerpt)
Adult polycystic kidney disease (APKD) is characterized by large cysts in one or both kidneys and a gradual loss of normal kidney tissue which can lead to chronic renal failure. The role of the kidneys in the body is to filter the blood, excreting the end-products of metabolism in the form of urine and regulating the concentrations of hydrogen, sodium, potassium, phosphate and other ions in the extracellular fluid.
(Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)
Polycystic Kidney Disease: NIDDK (Excerpt)
The signs of PKD include
- Pain in the back and lower sides
- Urinary tract infections
- Blood in the urine
- Cysts in the kidneys and other organs
(Source: excerpt from Polycystic Kidney Disease: NIDDK
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What are the signs of Polycystic kidney disease?
The phrase "signs of Polycystic kidney disease" should, strictly speaking,
refer only to those signs and symptoms of Polycystic kidney disease that are not readily apparent to the patient.
The word "symptoms of Polycystic kidney disease" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Polycystic kidney disease.
The signs and symptom information on this page
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may not be fully accurate,
and may not be the full list of Polycystic kidney disease signs or Polycystic kidney disease symptoms.
Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Polycystic kidney disease may vary on an individual basis for each patient.
Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they
are indeed Polycystic kidney disease symptoms.