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Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease

Disease definition

Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD) is an inherited disorder characterised by the development of cysts affecting the collecting ducts. It is frequently associated with hepatic involvement.


  • Synonym(s):
    • AR-PKD
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: Q61.1
  • OMIM: 263200  617610
  • UMLS: C0085548
  • MeSH: D017044
  • GARD: 8378
  • MedDRA: 10036047

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