Treatments for Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease


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Treatments of Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease discussion: Medicines can control high blood pressure in autosomal recessive PKD, and antibiotics can control urinary tract infections. Eating increased amounts of nutritious food improves growth in children with autosomal recessive PKD. In some cases, growth hormones are used. In response to kidney failure, autosomal recessive PKD patients must receive dialysis or transplantation (see End-Stage Renal Disease ). 1

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1. excerpt from Polycystic Kidney Disease: NIDDK

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