Axial Spondyloarthritis and Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease in Two Siblings: A Rare Cooccurrence.
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Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is the most frequently occurring hereditary kidney disease, and axial spondyloarthritis (SpA) is one of the most frequently occurring rheumatic diseases. Treatment-related decisions for axial SpA may pose a challenge in case of renal involvement. -e authors describe two siblings with cooccurrence of these two diseases. -e association of these two diseases is not well known. Practitioners should monitor renal function in SpA patients and take treatment-related decisions regarding renal involvement. Antitumor necrosis factor-alpha (anti-TNF-α) agents may be used in case nonsteroidal anti-in<ammatory drugs (NSAIDs) cannot be utilized