This slide deck reviews Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) and Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease (ARPKD). Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a group of heterogenous disorder that results from a single gene mutation transmitted through autosomal dominant or autosomal recessive fashion. Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is the most common form of PKD. Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD) which is a rare inherited childhood condition characterized by progressive enlargement of the kidneys due to growing fluid-filled cysts as well …
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