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Related to Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease: Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, ADPKD
ARPKDAutosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease
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Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease is the most common heritable cystic renal disease with mutations of a single localized gene in an area in Chromosome 6 (PHKD1).4 PHKD1 gene is expressed at high levels in fetal and adult kidneys and at lower levels in the liver and this corresponds to the principal sites of the disease.
Mapping of the gene for autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (ARPKD) to chromosome 6p21-cen.
Lola and Nicole were both born with the rare Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease, which causes cysts to appear in the tubes that produce and transport urine and bile.
Her 10-year-old sister Nicole, also had Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease, but can now eat what she likes after a double organ transplant.
At 28 weeks, scans revealed baby Ellie was suffering from autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease, a genetic disorder which caused her kidneys to get bigger, put strain on her heart, and stopped her lungs growing properly.
When Sebastian died in 2009, from the rare kidney condition Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease, she and Mr Hall made memory boxes for Louis and Dominic, putting in photos and toys of their brother to make sure they keep his memory alive.
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