ADPKD is an inherited systemic disorder that
predominantly affects the kidney, but may affect other organs including liver,
pancreas, brain, and arterial blood vessel. APKPD occurs worldwide affecting
about 1 in 500 - 1000 people. Hypertension
is the most common manifestation of ADPKD and the major contributor to renal disease progression. A definite diagnosis of
ADPKD relies on image testing. Renal ultrasound is commonly used because of its
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