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Definition

An autosomal dominant disorder characterized by renal cysts, liver cysts and intracranial aneurysm. Clinical variability is due to differences in the rate of loss of glomerular filtration, the age of reaching end-stage renal disease and the occurrence of hypertension, symptomatic extrarenal cysts, and subarachnoid hemorrhage from intracranial 'berry' aneurysm.

Acronym

PKD1

Synonyms

ADPKD
ADPKD1
Adult polycystic kidney disease type 1
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease 1
PKD-1
Polycystic kidney disease adult
Polycystic kidney disease type I
Polycystic kidneys
Potter type III polycystic kidney disease

Keywords

Ciliopathy

 
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