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How Dose One Inherit Polycystic Kidney Disease

Posted: by Elizabeth Setser      Time: 2013-04-11 13:34

Topics: Polycystic Kidney Disease

Details: Hello, my father has PKD and he lives with one kidney now. How does one inherit polycystic kidney disease? How much possible I will develop PKD? My uncle and my grandma also were affected by this disease.

Expert Answer

Generally speaking, a person inherit Polycystic Kidney Disease by gene. In some cases, even there is no genetic factor, a person may also develop PKD accidentally.

In most cases, if your father or mother has PKD, you have 50% of chance to be affected. However, if your both parents are sufferers, your chance will improve to 75%.

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