Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease

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Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease

TOP PICTURE? KIDNEYS? YES! THESE ARE WHAT NORMAL KIDNEYS LOOK LIKE. SECOND PICTURE? THIS IS A ALTERA SOUND OF THE KIDNEYS THAT ARE FULL OF CYST AND TAKING OVER THE STOMACH.

Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease

DEFINTIONAutosomal Recessive Potycystic kidney Disease also known as ARPKD.Is when your kidneys form liquide filled cysts in them. These cyst can make your kidneys get as big as a football. Alot of babies are born with ARPKD, and often die at birth or a few months later. children that are not born with the dieses and devolop it by the time there 10 and dont have a kidney transplant

(which is not a cure and can possibly come back) they are most likely to die. It is very hard to find a kidney match for some people because they have to have the same blood type and the same tissue as the person donating the kidney. ARPKD is the most common genetic life-threatening disease and has affected about 12.5 million people.

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Websites.first picture http://www.humpath.com/spip.php?article4882second picture http://www.pedsradiology.com/historyanswer.aspx?qid=166&fid=1video Support Goup or if you have ARPKD http://www.pkdcure.org/learn/arpkd

Signs And SymptomsSome sympyoms or signs that your babie has ARPKD are..enlarged or "bright" kidneys,lungs are underdeveloped, lack of amniotic fluid, troubles breathing, swollen abdomen, and Potter's syndrome.How Babies Are Diagnosebabies are diagnosed with ARPKD by altra sound. When getting an ultra sound they can see small or large masses in the kidneys that look a really light white spots.TreatmentTake medication so that they dont get urinairy track infections. Get a kidney transplant well still an in infancy. If there liver is extremly damaged trans plant may be recomended for that organ to.Day To Day LivingLive your life. there is nothimg more to do then take medication. there is pain but there still is a life to live.

careers Genetic Counselor: tracks medical records through generations and explain how it got passed on.Clinical Geneticist: focus on analyzing, evaluating and caring for patients with genetic diseases.Dermatolagist: A dermatologist is a special doctor that will be focusing on conditions that are related to the skin.


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