Disease, polycystic kidney
Genetic (inherited) disorders characterized by the development of innumerable cysts in the kidneys filled with fluid that replace much of the mass of the kidneys and reduce kidney function leading to kidney failure.

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  • Polycystic kidney disease 2 — (autosomal dominant), also known as PKD2, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: PKD2 polycystic kidney disease 2 (autosomal dominant)| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=5311|… …   Wikipedia

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  • Polycystic kidney disease — Genetic disorder characterized by the development of innumerable cysts in the kidneys. These cysts are filled with fluid, and replace much of the mass of the kidneys. This reduces kidney function, leading to kidney * * * polycystic kidney disease …   Medical dictionary

  • Polycystic kidney disease 1 — Schematische Darstellung von Polycystin 1 und Polycystin 2 an einer Zelle.[1] PKD1 (engl. Abk. für polycystic kidney disease 1 (autosomal dominant) = „polyzystische Nierenerkrankung 1 (autosomal dominant)“) ist ein Gen, das sowohl beim Menschen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • polycystic kidney disease — noun kidney disease characterized by enlarged kidneys containing many cysts; often leads to kidney failure • Syn: ↑PKD • Hypernyms: ↑kidney disease, ↑renal disorder, ↑nephropathy, ↑nephrosis * * * noun : either of two he …   Useful english dictionary

  • polycystic kidney disease — noun Date: 1948 either of two hereditary diseases characterized by gradually enlarging bilateral cysts of the kidney which lead to reduced renal functioning or renal failure …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease — (ARPKD) see polycystic kidney d …   Medical dictionary

  • Kidney transplantation — or renal transplantation is the organ transplant of a kidney in a patient with end stage renal disease. Kidney transplantation is typically classified as deceased donor (formerly known as cadaveric) or living donor transplantation depending on… …   Wikipedia

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