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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Jason and Ashley were tested for Alport's Syndrome at birth as it affected several members of Ann's family.
Alport's Syndrome is an unusual condition and for it to affect identical twins at the same time and for their parents to both be in a position to give one of their healthy kidneys is extraordinary.
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Alexander said--IgA nephropathy, Alport's syndrome, or thin basement membrane nephropathy.
Nicholas was born with a rare genetic condition called Alport's syndrome, which was only diagnosed a year ago when his kidneys failed.
The first surgery on Friday involved a 12-year-old Pakistani boy, Nabeel Kamran, whose kidneys failed due to Alport's Syndrome, a genetic disorder.