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Alport syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by glomerulonephritis, endstage kidney disease, and hearing loss. Alport syndrome can also affect the eyes. The presence of blood in the urine (hematuria) is almost always found in this condition.
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People with Alport syndrome experience progressive loss of kidney function. ... Mutations in the COL4A3, COL4A4, and COL4A5 genes cause Alport syndrome. ...
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Alport Syndrome is caused by changes in genes (mutations) that affect type IV ... Alport Syndrome always affects the kidneys. Many people with Alport Syndrome ...
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Alport syndrome is an inherited form of kidney inflammation (nephritis) ... Renal biopsy shows chronic glomerulonephritis with changes typical of Alport syndrome. ...
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Penn State Hershey Medical Center provides world class care and services to patients. ... Alport's syndrome is caused by a defective gene carried on the X chromosome. ...
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Alport Syndrome by MC Gregory, CL Atkin, Chapter 19 (pages 571-591) in Diseases ... Alport Syndrome and Thin Glomerular Basement Membrane Disease, DISEASE OF THE ...
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Alport Syndrome information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, prevention, and prognosis.
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aakp - American Association of Kidney Patients ... Alport syndrome is an inherited disease of the kidney, inner ear (cochlea) and ...
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Alport syndrome is an inherited form of kidney inflammation (nephritis) ... Renal biopsy shows chronic glomerulonephritis with changes typical of Alport syndrome ...
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More about Alport Syndrome: Causes and symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prognosis Prevention Resources Alport Syndrome Definition A hereditary disease of
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Overview: Alport syndrome encompasses a group of heterogeneous inherited ... The genetic frequency for Alport syndrome is estimated to be 1 case in 5000 population. ...
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Alport also noted that hematuria was the most common presenting symptom, and ... No specific treatment exists for patients with Alport syndrome. ...
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Alport's Syndrome is a genetic dysfunction in the kidney. ... Alport's Syndrome primarily affects the glomerular membrane and makes it thin and weak. ...
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Alport syndrome - Overview, Alport syndrome is an inherited disorder that leads to kidney damage. ... history of Alport syndrome. Glomerulonephritis. Hearing ...
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Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... Alport syndrome: An hereditary condition ... Alport syndrome is not one disease. ...
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Alport Syndrome is an hereditary kidney disease which typically afflicts men ... people with Alport Syndrome also have ... Delphi Forum: Alport syndrome ...
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Alport syndrome - Washington Hospital Center is located in Washington DC ... shows chronic glomerulonephritis with the classical changes of Alport syndrome. ...
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Alport syndrome; courtesy of Good Samaritan Hospital of Baltimore, Maryland MD ... shows chronic glomerulonephritis with the changes typical of Alport syndrome. ...
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