Detailed family history is essential.
Most common presenting complaint in adults is pain.
Hypertension, polyuria, gross hematuria, nephrolithiasis, and UTIs are common.
No currently approved targeted treatments to cure or slow progression
Medical management is supportive.
Pain is the most common symptom in ADPKD and can be difficult to treat.
In both conditions, dietary changes depend on the degree of renal failure.
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753.12 Polycystic kidney, unspecified type
753.13 Polycystic kidney, autosomal dominant
753.14 Polycystic kidney, autosomal recessive
Q61.3 Polycystic kidney, unspecified
Q61.19 Other polyc...
Q: What can be done to slow the progression of renal insufficiency in ADPKD?
A: Well-controlled BP and rapid treatment of UTIs may decrease the progression of renal failure.
Q: Should asymptomatic o...
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