Is it possible for a female to have Alport Syndrome and develop after the age of 60 ? Alport Syndrome just like Polycystic Kidney Disease is a kind of genetic disease, it may has no obvious symptoms at the early age, but it may occurred at a
Alport Syndrome or hereditary nephritis is a genetic disorder, characterized by glomerulonephritis, end-stage kidney disease, eye and hearing loss. In women, the disorder is usually mild, with few or no symptoms. In men, the symptoms are more severe and get worse faster. Then, can males not be affected if they got Alport Syndrome ?
Alport Syndrome (Collagen IV-Related Nephropathies). X-linked Alport syndrome is a basement membrane disease with important ocular manifestations. All males with anterior lenticonus should be evaluated for Alport syndrome. Posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy and posterior subcapsular opacities have also been noted
The Eyes in Alport Syndrome. #AlportSyndrome can cause some eye abnormalities in at least half the patients. Learn about the most common eye conditions patients may experience. #AlportAwareness #raredisease #kidneydisease #eyeabnormalities
For patients living with a rare disease such as Alport Syndrome, learning how to advocate for your own healthcare is important and can be very empowering! #AlportAwareness #Self-Advocacy #AlportSyndrome #raredisease