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Polycystic Kidney Disease

  • Jarrah Ali Al-Tubaikh

Abstract

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a disease characterized by development of multiple cysts within the kidneys in bilateral fashion. A cyst is defined as a fluid-filled sac lined with a single layer of tubular epithelium. A cystic kidney is defined as a kidney that contains three or more cysts.

Keywords

Positive Family History Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Polycystic Kidney Disease Cerebral Aneurysm Renal Cyst 
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  • Jarrah Ali Al-Tubaikh

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