Journal Article

Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease

Klaus Zerres, Sabine Rudnik-Schöneborn, Carsten Steinkamm and Gabi Mücher

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

Published on behalf of European Renal Association - European Dialysis and Transplant Assoc

Volume 11, issue supp6, pages 29-33
Published in print January 1996 | ISSN: 0931-0509
e-ISSN: 1460-2385 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/11.supp6.29
Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease

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Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD) is a rare inherited disorder which usually becomes clinically manifest in early childhood. With increasing knowledge and improving diagnostic techniques it has become evident that the spectrum of ARPKD is much more variable than was previously thought. Presentation of ARPKD at later ages and survival into adulthood is well known. Diagnostic criteria, clinical course, genetics and differential diagnosis of ARPKD are presented.

Keywords: autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease; clinical picture; congenital hepatic fibrosis; genetics

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Subjects: Nephrology

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