KIDNEY, POLYCYSTIC, AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT
\kˈɪdnɪ], \kˈɪdnɪ], \k_ˈɪ_d_n_ɪ]\
Definitions of KIDNEY, POLYCYSTIC, AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT
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A genetic disorder with autosomal dominant inheritance characterized by multiple cysts in both kidneys and progressive deterioration of renal function. Type 1 is usually caused by a mutant gene at the PKD1 locus on the short arm of chromosome 16, though mutations elsewhere in the genome can also cause the disease. The age of onset of symptoms varies widely.
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