Fast Five Quiz: Chronic Kidney Disease Signs and Symptoms

Patrick Rossignol, MD


February 03, 2023

Patients with CKD stages I-III are typically asymptomatic, per Vaidya and colleagues. CKD is more prevalent in individuals > 65 years of age, and they tend to have stable disease, while younger patients typically experience progressive loss of kidney function. Clinically evident disturbances in water and electrolyte balance usually do not manifest until stage IV is reached.

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