Alport's syndrome

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Alport's syndrome

[′al‚pȯrts ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A very rare genetic disease of the glomeruli that results in glomerular scarring and eventual renal failure within the second or third decade of life.
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The inspirational 49-year-old has a rare hereditary condition called Alport Syndrome and has lost three of his brothers to the same condition.
A team of researchers at the University of Cyprus have won a research grant of $100,000 to run a pilot programme for new drugs, to be tested on mice, that could slow the development of Alport Syndrome, a rare kidney condition, it was announced on Friday.
We could not find a case of thin basement membrane disease (TBMD) or Alport syndrome obviously due to lack of requisite diagnostic facilities.
A man with a hereditary disease called Alport Syndrome was recently taken off a kidney transplant waiting list in Maine for using medical marijuana.
Microspherophakia is usually associated with systemic disorders such as Weill-Marchesani syndrome (WMS), homocystinemia, Marfan syndrome, Alport syndrome and Klinefelter syndrome.
Alport syndrome is a genetic condition characterized by glomerulonephritis, end stage kidney disease, hearing loss and can also affect the eyes.
A hereditary condition called Alport Syndrome affected the brothers in their early 20s, eventually leading to kidney failure.
The product binds to and inhibits the function of microRNA-21 (miR-21), as a therapeutic to treat Alport syndrome, a genetic kidney disease.
Alport syndrome with diffuse leiomyomatosis (ASDL) is a complex combination that doesn't have a specific course of treatment.
A 32-year-old-man, an Alport Syndrome carrier X link genetic disorder, (1) has developed renal insufficiency and has been on peritoneal dialysis for 10 months.
The histologic changes seen in the kidney in Alport syndrome include early thinning of the basement membrane and late development of longitudinal splitting of the glomerular basement membrane on electron microscopy, producing a laminated appearance.
These children born with multiple abnormalities may be suffering from one of the named syndromes eg Alport Syndrome, Pendred Syndrome, etc.