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polycystic kidney

[¦päl·i′sis·tik ′kid·nē]
(medicine)
A usually hereditary, congenital, and bilateral disease in which a large number of cysts are present on the kidney.
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Extrarenal manifestations of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 2010; 17: 173-180, doi: 10.1053/j.ackd.2010.01.003.
Survival of childhood polycystic kidney disease following renal transplantation: The impact of advanced hepatobiliary disease.
The picture was suggestive of polycystic kidney disease. The patient was induced and she delivered a female baby of 2.1kg.
Sonographic assessment of the severity and progression of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease: The Consortium of Renal Imaging Studies in Polycystic Kidney Disease (CRISP).
Cardiovascular manifestations of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease in young adults.
They were some of the first to discuss genetic causes because of the heredofamilial nature of the polycystic kidney diseases, which can present at any age but are usually bilateral and are associated with lesions in other organs.
Explain how the FNP PCP can educate and empower patients during their treatment of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.
She recalls vividly those dark days in the 1980s as she watched husband John weaken from polycystic kidney disease.
These studies include prospective investigations in chronic kidney disease, dialysis access, polycystic kidney disease, focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis, and acute kidney injury.
AVI's lead NEUGENE antisense compound is designed to target cell proliferation disorders, including cardiovascular restenosis, cancer and polycystic kidney disease. In addition to targeting specific genes in the body, AVI's antiviral program uses NEUGENE antisense compounds to combat disease by targeting single-stranded RNA viruses, including West Nile virus, hepatitis C virus, dengue virus and Ebola virus.
Several years ago, I was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease (an inherited disease that eventually causes kidney failure).

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