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Medullary cystic kidney disease


Other Names for this Disease

  • Autosomal dominant medullary cystic kidney disease with or without hyperuricemia
  • MCKD
  • Medullary Cystic Disease
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Inheritance

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How is medullary cystic kidney disease inherited?

The 2 types of MCKD are both inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. This means that any individual with the condition has a 50% chance of passing on the disease causing mutation to any of their children.

Last updated: 2/25/2014


Other Names for this Disease
  • Autosomal dominant medullary cystic kidney disease with or without hyperuricemia
  • MCKD
  • Medullary Cystic Disease
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.