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  Polycystic Kidney Disease                 (PKD)


What is PKD?


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


PKD is disease of multiple cysts present in both kidneys.


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


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


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



What are signs of PKD?


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


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


The most frequent symptoms are :


un-well feeling


poor appetite


grate thirst


increased amount of eliminated urine,

decreasing the weight and finally

the death because of kidney failure.


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