How do the manifestations of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) vary among patient groups?

Updated: Mar 24, 2020
  • Author: Roser Torra, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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ADPKD is slightly more severe in males than in females, but the difference is not statistically significant.

Symptoms generally increase with age. Children very rarely present with renal failure from ADPKD


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