Acquired Cystic Disease of the Kidney
The designation of “acquired cystic disease of the kidney”: This disease is called “acquired cystic disease of the kidney,” “acquired renal cystic disease,” or “acquired cystic kidney disease” in the English-language literature. However, I considered that these terms did not truly represent the characteristics of the disease and named it tanouhouka-isyukujin in Japanese, thus implying that atrophic kidneys later develop multiple renal cysts . At present, the terms ta-nouhouka-isyukujin in Japanese, ACDK, and “acquired cystic disease of the kidney” are used in Japan, of which the first two are predominant.
KeywordsRenal Cell Carcinoma Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Renal Cyst Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis Cystic Change
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