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Cystic kidneys

Wednesday 25 May 2005

Types

- monocystic kydneys
- oligocystic kidneys
- multicystic kidneys (polycystic kidneys)

  • polycystic kidney diseases (PKDs)
  • autosomal recessive polycystic kidney diseases (ARPKDs)
  • autosomal dominant kidney diseases (ADPKDs)
  • other polycystic kidney diseases (OPKDs)
  • multicystic renal dysplasia

References

- Bisceglia M, Galliani CA, Senger C, Stallone C, Sessa A. Renal cystic diseases: a review. Adv Anat Pathol. 2006 Jan;13(1):26-56. PMID: 16462154

- Hildebrandt F, Otto E. Cilia and centrosomes: a unifying pathogenic concept for cystic kidney disease? Nat Rev Genet. 2005 Dec;6(12):928-40. PMID: 16341073