What is the prevalence of cerebral aneurysms in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD)?

Updated: Mar 24, 2020
  • Author: Roser Torra, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Cerebral aneurysms are among the most serious complications of ADPKD; they occur in 4-10% of patients with ADPKD. In the study by Rahman et al, the mortality rate from cerebrovascular events in ADPKD was approximately 7%. [25]


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