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

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  • Polycystic Kidney Disease — (PKD) ist eine vererbte Erkrankung der Niere beim Menschen, siehe Zystenniere bei Perserkatzen, siehe PKD der Katze Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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 — 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 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

  • 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

  • autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease — (ADPKD) see polycystic kidney d …   Medical dictionary

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

  • Polycystic liver disease — Classification and external resources Micrograph showing a von Meyenburg complex, a bile duct hamartoma associated with polycystic liver disease. Trichrome stain …   Wikipedia

  • polycystic liver disease — any of several congenital conditions in which the liver develops cysts and sometimes Meyenburg complexes, often in association with polycystic kidney disease. An autosomal recessive type develops in childhood and can be rapidly fatal; an… …   Medical dictionary

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