infantile polycystic kidney disease

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Infantile polycystic kidney disease is a rare, autosomal recessive condition with a prevalence of approximately 1:40,000.

This condition is characterised by the presence of numerous renal cysts throughout the cortex and medulla. Infantile polycystic kidney disease is a bilateral condition.

The gene responsible for this condition is on chromosome 6.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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