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  • Medullary cystic kidney disease (MCKD) is an inherited condition that causes the growth of blisters of fluid (cysts) in the kidneys.
  • MCKD often causes kidney failure in people between 20 and 50 years of age.
  • There is no cure – treatment aims to manage the symptoms and reduce the risk of complications. 

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Reviewed on: 28-06-2019