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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease includes:

Discussion of underlying conditions of Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease:

ACKD develops in kidneys with long-term damage and bad scarring, so it often is associated with dialysis and end-stage renal disease. About 90 percent of people on dialysis for 5 years develop ACKD. People with ACKD can have any underlying kidney disease, such as glomerulonephritis or kidney disease of diabetes. (Source: excerpt from Polycystic Kidney Disease: NIDDK)

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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