PKD may stand for:

  • Philip K. Dick, science fiction writer
  • Kings Dominion, a theme park in Doswell, Virginia, which was known as "Paramount's Kings Dominion" from 1993 to 2006
  • PKD, the stock symbol of Parker Drilling Company
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Pyruvate kinase deficiency
  • Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae, or proliferative kidney disease, a disease of salmonid fishes, caused by the myxosporean parasite Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae
  • Paroxysmal kinesogenic dyskinesia, an alternative name for paroxysmal kinesogenic choreoathetosis, a neurological disorder

Other articles related to "pkd":

Paroxysmal Kinesigenic Choreoathetosis - Diagnosis
... in a study of 121 individuals with PKD ... For example, if a PKD patient stands up or begins walking after being sedentary for a period of time, or a person goes from a walk to a run, it can trigger an attack ... Persons with PKD do not lose consciousness during attacks and have a full memory of the entire attack ...
List Of Top 25 Albums For 1978 In Australia
... Motion Picture Soundtrack 9 ... (also pkd #1 in 1991 for 2 weeks) 4 ... "Rumours" Fleetwood Mac 8 ... (pkd #1 in 1977 78) 8 ... "Foot Loose and Fancy Free" Rod Stewart 9 ... (pkd #1 in 1977 78) 17 ...
Polycystic Kidney Disease - Research Directions
... is involved in the enlargement of kidney cysts in PKD kidneys ... When mice with PKD were given a chemical that blocks vasopressin, there was an impressive decrease in kidney size and some preservation of kidney function ... water may possibly assist in the treatment of early stage PKD ...
Polycystic Kidney Disease - Types - Autosomal Dominant
... There are three genetic mutations in the PKD-1, PKD-2, and PKD3 gene with similar phenotypical presentations ... Gene PKD-1 is located on chromosome 16 and codes for a protein involved in regulation of cell cycle and intracellular calcium transport in epithelial cells ... of voltage-linked calcium channels are coded for by PKD-2 on chromosome 4 ...
Leslie A. Lyons - Career
... DNA tests for polycystic kidney disease (PKD), an inherited condition that shortens the life of cats by causing them to suffer kidney cysts ... Approximately one third of all Persian cats carried the PKD gene at one time, but because of ultrasound testing and the newer, more accurate DNA tests, these PKD-carrier ... and is being offered to cat breeders, like the PKD test, so that they can determine whether cats they have bred have correct pedigrees, and whether these cats carry colorpoints, Burmese ...