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Alport Syndrome, Arkana Laboratories, diagnose this, renal pathology, kindey path, kidney disease
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Diagnose This (November 2, 2020)

What is this finding? In a young male patient with hematuria and hearing loss, what would be your top diagnosis?…

Alport Syndrome, COL4A5, COL4A3, COL4A4, Alport, X-linked, Hearing loss, GBM multilamellation
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Diagnose This (August 31, 2020)

What is your diagnosis based on this IF staining pattern in a patient with hematuria and proteinuria? …

Art of Medicine

Art of Medicine: Alport Syndrome- A Review of Ultrastructural Abnormalities

The above painting depicts electron microscopy of a case of Alport syndrome. Alport syndrome is a type of hereditary nephritis…

alport syndrome, disease week, arkana laboratories
Disease Week

Disease Week: Alport Syndrome

Monday In 1927, Dr. Cecil Alport published a series on “hereditary familial congenital haemorrhagic nephritis” where he described its association…

Alport Syndrome
By L. Nich Cossey, MD
GBM, glomerular basement membranes, diagnose this, arkana laboratories
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Diagnose This (January 28, 2019)

What is your diagnosis?     …

By L. Nich Cossey, MD

Alport Syndrome Detected with IF
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Alport IF

In patients suspected of having Alport syndrome, immunofluorescence staining can be used to detect abnormal expression of various alpha chains…

Alport Syndrome
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Alport Syndrome

This biopsy from a 22-year-old Hispanic male with a history of hematuria, subnephrotic proteinuria, and chronic kidney disease shows essentially…

X-linked Alport syndrome
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Alport Skin

The most common form of Alport syndrome shows an X-linked dominant inheritance pattern and is caused by mutations in the…