Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

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[edit] Discussion

  • Autosomal dominant
  • End stage renal disease in 50%
  • Usually presents in 4th to 5th decades of life
  • Risk of cancer is not increased
  • Liver involved in 50%
  • Pancreas involved in 5%
  • Intracranial aneurysm in approximately 20%
  • Classic signs and symptoms
    • Hypertension
    • Renal failure

[edit] Imaging Findings

  • Multiple, variably sized cortical and medullary based cysts
  • Renomegaly
  • Hemorrhagic cysts are often present

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