How are the extrarenal features of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) assessed?

Updated: Mar 24, 2020
  • Author: Roser Torra, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Ultrasonography is also useful for exploring abdominal extrarenal features of ADPKD (eg, liver cysts, pancreatic cysts).The presence of hepatic or pancreatic cysts supports the diagnosis of ADPKD.


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