What activity restrictions are beneficial in the treatment of 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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Patients should avoid contact sports in which direct trauma to the back or abdomen is likely. This is especially important with larger, palpable kidneys in order to minimize the risk of rupture.


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