Alport's syndrome
Commonest of the hereditary nephropathies. Associated with nerve deafness and variable ocular disorders. Seems to be due to a defect in basement membrane.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Alport's syndrome — a hereditary disease that causes nephritis accompanied by deafness and, less commonly, ocular defects, such as cataracts. Affected males usually develop end stage renal failure and, unless treated with a kidney transplant, die before the age of… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • Dent's disease — Classification and external resources Nephron of the kidney without juxtaglomerular apparatus OMIM 300009 …   Wikipedia

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