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Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

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A 52-year-old man with a family history of renal failure comes to the physician because of abdominal pain over the last 6 months. He has been treated in the past for renal calculi and hypertension. Physical examination shows bilateral palpable masses in the upper abdomen. Urinalysis shows crenated erythrocytes and mild proteinuria. A CT scan of the abdomen identifies the cause of the patient’s problem.

A. Adrenal adenoma
B. Glomerulonephritis
C. Henoch-Schonlein purpura
D. Polycystic kidney disease
E. Renal cell adenoma
Asked by Adeline, Last updated: Jan 24, 2020

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Samantha Stewart

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Answered Jan 28, 2019

The 52-year old man seems to suffer from kidney problems and has for a while. His physician is aware that he has had renal calculi and hypertension but now is suffering from pain in his abdomen....Read More
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 09, 2016

Polycystic kidney disease- polycystic kidney diseasekey features common hereditary disease, affecting 500,000 individuals or 1 in 800 live births in united states end-stage renal disease...Read More
 

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