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Uncover PKD:

The most common genetic cause of chronic renal disease1

PKD=polycystic kidney disease.

ARPKD=autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease.

ADPKD=autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.

eGFR=estimated glomerular filtration rate.

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  3. Braun WE. Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease: emerging concepts of pathogenesis and new treatments. Cleve Clin J Med. 2009;76(2):97-104.

  4. Grantham JJ, Chapman AB, Torres VE. Volume progression in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease: the major factor determining clinical outcomes. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2006;1(1):148-157.