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  Polycystic Kidney Disease                 (PKD)

 

What is PKD?

 

PKD or Polycystic Kidney Disease is genetic disease caused by gen mutation PKD1.

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PKD is disease of multiple cysts present in both kidneys.

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The cysts filled with liquid could be numerous and could cause overloaded size of kidneys.

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This disease can affect not only kidneys but also liver and in very rare cases also heart and brains.

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PKD is more often appeared at Persians, Exotics and British cats.

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What are signs of PKD?

 

Like disease HCM the genetic disease PKD is also slowly progressing disease.

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The signs of this disease usually show up in the latter age of the cat.

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The most frequent symptoms are :

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un-well feeling

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poor appetite

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grate thirst

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increased amount of eliminated urine,

decreasing the weight and finally

the death because of kidney failure.

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Furnace Lane

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Northamptonshire

NN9 5NY

07713315767

cherry@chandycat.uk

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If you have any queries or wish to make an appointment, please contact me:

 

Cherry Stokes-Harrell

 

Mobile;  07713315767

 

email:  cherry@chandycat.uk

 

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