Treatments for Polycystic Kidney Disease in Children

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What treatments are available for autosomal dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)?

Your child's physician will establish a treatment protocol for autosomal dominant PKD after careful consideration of her symptoms and medical history. Treatment approaches may include:

What treatments are available for autosomal PKD?

Your child's physician will establish a treatment plan for autosomal recessive PKD only after careful consideration of her symptoms and medical situation. Treatment approaches may include:

  • treatment for high blood pressure
  • treatment for urinary tract infections
  • hormonal therapy
  • dialysis
  • kidney transplantation
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