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The Eyes in Alport Syndrome. #AlportSyndrome can cause some eye abnormalities in at least half the patients. Learn about the most common eye conditions patients may experience. #AlportAwareness #raredisease #kidneydisease #eyeabnormalities

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Alport Syndrome Genetics: Understanding Specific Gene Mutations.In part 3 of a 3-part series, Dr. Clifford Kashtan discusses advances in genetic testing and how this new technology may affect the understanding of #AlportSyndrome. #AlportAwareness #Genetics

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Alport Syndrome Genetics 101: X-Linked. Part 1 of a 3-part series on understanding basic genetics of this #raredisease and how advances in genetic testing affect knowledge of #AlportSyndrome. #AlportAwareness #Genetics

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Silver Linings on Dark Clouds: my life with Alport's Syndrome. Quite a few people over the past decade or so have asked me to write about my fight with Alport's Syndrome. When I was diagnosed in 19...

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Is it possible for a female to have Alport Syndrome and develop after the age of 60 ? Alport Syndrome just like Polycystic Kidney Disease is a kind of genetic disease, it may has no obvious symptoms at the early age, but it may occurred at a

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Alport Syndrome or hereditary nephritis is a genetic disorder, characterized by glomerulonephritis, end-stage kidney disease, eye and hearing loss. In women, the disorder is usually mild, with few or no symptoms. In men, the symptoms are more severe and get worse faster. Then, can males not be affected if they got Alport Syndrome ?

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Alport Syndrome (Collagen IV-Related Nephropathies). X-linked Alport syndrome is a basement membrane disease with important ocular manifestations. All males with anterior lenticonus should be evaluated for Alport syndrome. Posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy and posterior subcapsular opacities have also been noted

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