What is the most common type of kidney disease?
The most common form of kidney disease is chronic kidney disease.
Chronic kidney disease is a long-term condition that doesn’t improve over time.
It’s commonly caused by high blood pressure.
How many types of kidney diseases are there?
- Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) There are two types of PKD: autosomal dominant PKD and autosomal recessive PKD.
- Lupus nephritis. Lupus nephritis (nef-RYE-tis) is the medical name for kidney swelling and irritation that is caused by lupus.
- Kidney cancer.
- Rare diseases.
What are the names of kidney diseases?
A List of Kidney Diseases
- Abderhalden–Kaufmann–Lignac syndrome (Nephropathic Cystinosis)
- Abdominal Compartment Syndrome.
- Acetaminophen-induced Nephrotoxicity.
- Acute Kidney Failure/Acute Kidney Injury.
- Acute Lobar Nephronia.
- Acute Phosphate Nephropathy.
- Acute Tubular Necrosis.
- Adenine Phosphoribosyltransferase Deficiency.
What are the 3 types of kidney failure?
There are five different types of kidney failure:
- Acute prerenal kidney failure. Insufficient blood flow to the kidneys can cause acute prerenal kidney failure.
- Acute intrinsic kidney failure.
- Chronic prerenal kidney failure.
- Chronic intrinsic kidney failure.
- Chronic post-renal kidney failure.