Polycystic Kidney Disease: Affected Locations, Signs & Treatments


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PKD is caused by which of the following?

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1. What is the primary characteristic of PKD?

2. Pathophysiologically, how does PKD form?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help to gauge your understanding of the features of polycystic disease. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include what PKD is as well as how it is caused.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to to test your knowledge of:

  • Causes of PKD
  • What PKD refers to
  • How PKD forms
  • Complications caused by PKD
  • Genetic factors related to PKD

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related medical lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the features of polycystic kidney disease in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the causes of PKD and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge applciation - use your knowledge to answer questions about how PKD forms and possible complications

Additional Learning

To learn more about the features of polycystic kidney disease, review the lesson titled Polycystic Kidney Disease: Affected Locations, Sign & Treatments. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the terms 'poly' and 'cyst'
  • Explain the pathophysiology of PKD
  • Relate the signs, diagnosis, and treatment of PKD