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Polycystic Kidney disease

Summary

1. Definition

2. Cause

3. Symptoms

4. Treatment

5. Prevention

-Genetic disorder

-PKD
- Many fluid-filled
- Cysts


Definition

Cause

-Genetic mutation

-PKD1 gene located on chromosome 6
-PKD2 gene located on chromosome 4

Symptoms

" Initially asymptotic ;Cause pain "

"Other symptoms Polycystic kidney disease may be accompanied by other symptoms such as: - high blood pressure- hematuria, which is the presence of blood in the urine- kidney stones-urinary tract infections- kidney failure. Other signs can also appear with extrarenal cysts: liver damage; heart attacks; thoracic damage; an aneurysm of the arteries of the brain."

Treatment

- Analgesics for pain; antibiotics for urinary tract infections; antihypertensives for high blood pressure; dietary measures and taking certain medications (vitamin D, iron, erythropoietin, etc.)

-Drink about 2 liters of water per day distributed throughout the day;

- Avoid caffeine consumption;
-Have regular physical activity;
- Maintain a healthy weight;
- Avoid smoking.

Prevention

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