How long can the polycystic kidney live?

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How long can the polycystic kidney live?

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1. How long can the polycystic kidney live
1.1, generally speaking, clinical symptoms do not appear until the age of 30 years old. The earlier the onset age, the heavier the clinical symptoms. The younger the onset age is, the less clinical symptoms are, and the male is more severe than the female.
1.2. After the onset of symptoms, the average time for the development of renal failure is more than 10 years, but there are a lot of individual differences.
1.3, adult polycystic kidney with multiple cysts from birth, but a lot of patients have no clinical manifestations, no disease. Many people were found to have polycystic kidney during a physical examination.
1.4. About 30% of the patients with polycystic kidney have polycystic liver, but the liver function is normal and there are no symptoms. There are also cysts in the spleen, pancreas, lung and ovary. About 2% of the patients with polycystic kidney disease can have intracranial vascular malformations and aneurysms, which can easily lead to intracranial hemorrhage.
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