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Definition

A form of polycystic kidney disease, a disorder characterized by progressive formation and enlargement of cysts in both kidneys, typically leading to end-stage renal disease in adult life. Cysts also occur in other organs, particularly the liver. PKD3 inheritance is autosomal dominant.

Acronym

PKD3

Synonyms

APKD3
Polycystic kidney disease, adult, type III

 
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