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Polycystic kidney disease, autosomal dominant (ADPKD)

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Introduction
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is a genetic condition that causes multiple cysts to develop on the kidneys.
Symptoms of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
Symptoms of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease include abdominal pain, blood in the urine and high blood pressure.
Causes of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
Most cases of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) are caused by either one of two genetic mutations, PKD1 and PKD2.
Treating autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
There is currently no treatment that can stop ADPKD from forming cysts in the kidneys, and the condition cannot be cured.
Complications of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) can cause cysts to develop in other areas of your body, such as your liver.