What is Alport Syndrome?
Alport syndrome is a disease that damages the tiny blood vessels in your kidneys. It can lead to kidney disease and kidney failure. It can also cause hearing loss and problems within the eyes. Alport syndrome causes damage to your kidneys by attacking the glomeruli.
What causes Alport syndrome?
What is the life expectancy of someone with Alport syndrome?
Can Alport syndrome be cured?
Who is most likely to get Alport syndrome?
At what age does Alport syndrome start?
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How do you treat Alport syndrome?
How is Alport syndrome treated?
- ACE inhibitor or ARB medicines (medications to control high blood pressure)
- Diuretics (water pills)
- Limit sodium (salt) in your diet.
Can you live a normal life with Alport syndrome?
How does Alport syndrome affect eyes?
Is Alport syndrome life threatening?
Is Alport syndrome autoimmune?
Who treats Alport syndrome?
Is Fanconi syndrome fatal?
develops, leading to progressive renal failure that may be fatal before adolescence.
Does a kidney transplant cure Alport syndrome?
Why does Alport syndrome cause hearing loss?
Is Alport syndrome nephritic or nephrotic?
Are you born with Alport syndrome?
Does Alport syndrome cause weight gain?
Can you be a carrier of Alport syndrome?
What are the first signs of kidney disease?
- You’re more tired, have less energy or are having trouble concentrating. …
- You’re having trouble sleeping. …
- You have dry and itchy skin. …
- You feel the need to urinate more often. …
- You see blood in your urine. …
- Your urine is foamy. …
- You’re experiencing persistent puffiness around your eyes.
Is Alport syndrome more common in one ethnicity?
Can kidney disease cause ringing in the ears?
Is Bartter syndrome hereditary?
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Is Alport syndrome a connective tissue disorder?
Can Alport cause blindness?
What is Dot and Fleck retinopathy?
What is dystrophy of the eye?
What is Fabry?
What causes hematuria?
Can collagen cause ear problems?
What does FSGS stand for?
What causes protein and blood in urine?
Is Alport syndrome hereditary nephritis?
Alport syndrome is a genetically heterogeneous disorder characterized by nephritic syndrome (ie, hematuria, proteinuria, hypertension, eventual renal insufficiency) often with sensorineural deafness and, less commonly, ophthalmologic symptoms. Cause is a gene mutation affecting type IV collagen.
Which drugs cause Fanconi syndrome?
How long can you live with Fanconi syndrome?
How do you treat Fanconi syndrome?
What is the most common hereditary kidney abnormality?
What is the ICD 10 code for Alport syndrome?
Does Alport syndrome affect the heart?
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Patients with Alport syndrome can’t pee, can’t see, can’t hear a bee.