Dominant and recessive polycystic kidney disease in children: evaluation of clinical features and laboratory data

@article{Kriinen1988DominantAR,
  title={Dominant and recessive polycystic kidney disease in children: evaluation of clinical features and laboratory data},
  author={Helena A. K{\"a}{\"a}ri{\"a}inen and Olli Koskimies and Reijo Norio},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={1988},
  volume={2},
  pages={296-302}
}
The clinical features and laboratory data of 93 children with polycystic kidney disease were analysed. Family studies showed that the disease was dominant (DPKD) in 17 and recessive (RPKD) in 32 of them. Of the remaining 44 sporadic patients, 1 was classified by histological and/or imaging findings as having DPKD, 41 as having RPKD and 2 could not be classified. The symptoms tended to be more severe in RPKD than in DPKD, but there was much overlap. Death in early life was common in RPKD (55/73… CONTINUE READING
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