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ARPKD is short for Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease. ARPKD is a rare condition affecting 1 in 20,000 live births, boys and girls equally. It causes enlarged kidneys (with or without cysts), liver enlargement and high blood pressure.

Click the links below to find out more about ARPKD and what to expect if you are at risk of your child inheriting the condition or have a child born with ARPKD.

PKD Charity is a Member of

  • Fundraising Regulator Website
  • Visit PKD International website
  • Visit Ciliopathy Alliance website
  • Visit the Genetic Alliance UK website
  • Rare Disease UK Website
  • Specialised Healthcare Alliance Website
  • FEDERG Website
  • Visit EURORDIS website
  • KPIN