"Nephritis, Hereditary" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Nephritis, Hereditary
- Hereditary Nephritides
- Hereditary Nephritis
- Nephritides, Hereditary
- Nephritis, Familial
- Familial Nephritides
- Familial Nephritis
- Nephritides, Familial
- Alport Syndrome
- Alport Syndromes
- Syndrome, Alport
- Syndromes, Alport
- Alport's Syndrome
- Alports Syndrome
- Syndrome, Alport's
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