Two Male Siblings With Alport Syndrome

Anggoro B. Hartopo, Iri Kuswadi, Hartono Hartono

Abstract


Alport syndrome is inherited disease affected young population and culminates in end-stage kidney disease. X-linked Alport syndrome causes end-stage kidney disease in young male patients, sometime without prominent clinical manifestation beforehand due to its heterogeneous phenotype. We report two male siblings with end-stage kidney disease supposedly caused by Alport syndrome, without previous reported signs and symptoms.




doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4021/wjnu43w

Keywords


Kidney; Alport syndrome; Inherited disease

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