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Descriptor English:   Nephritis, Hereditary 
Descriptor Spanish:   Nefritis Hereditaria 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Nefrite Hereditária 
Synonyms English:   Alport Syndrome
Alport Syndrome, Autosomal Dominant
Alport Syndrome, Autosomal Recessive
Alport Syndrome, X Linked
Alport Syndrome, X-Linked
Alport's Syndrome
Congenital Hereditary Hematuria
Familial Nephritis
Hematuria Nephropathy Deafness Syndrome
Hematuria, Congenital Hereditary
Hematuria-Nephropathy-Deafness Syndrome
Hematuric Hereditary Nephritis
Hemorrhagic Familial Nephritis
Hemorrhagic Hereditary Nephritis
Hereditary Familial Congenital Hemorrhagic Nephritis
Hereditary Hematuria Syndrome
Hereditary Interstitial Pyelonephritis
Hereditary Nephritis
Nephritis, Familial
Nephritis, Hematuric Hereditary
Nephritis, Hemorrhagic Familial
Nephritis, Hemorrhagic Hereditary
Pyelonephritis, Hereditary Interstitial
Syndrome, Alport
Syndrome, Hematuria-Nephropathy-Deafness
X-Linked Alport Syndrome  
Tree Number:   C12.706.742
Definition English:   A group of inherited conditions characterized initially by HEMATURIA and slowly progressing to RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. The most common form is the Alport syndrome (hereditary nephritis with HEARING LOSS) which is caused by mutations in genes for TYPE IV COLLAGEN and defective GLOMERULAR BASEMENT MEMBRANE. 
History Note English:   77; was ALPORT'S SYNDROME 1964-76 (Prov 1964-69) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   9587 
Unique Identifier:   D009394 

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