Familial nature of congenital absence and severe dysgenesis of both kidneys.

@article{Roodhooft1984FamilialNO,
  title={Familial nature of congenital absence and severe dysgenesis of both kidneys.},
  author={Anne Marie M. Roodhooft and Jason C. Birnholz and Lewis B Holmes},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1984},
  volume={310 21},
  pages={1341-5}
}
Seventy-one parents and 40 siblings of 41 index patients with bilateral renal agenesis, bilateral severe dysgenesis, or agenesis of one kidney and dysgenesis of the other were evaluated by gray-scale ultrasonography for genitourinary malformations. Nine per cent (10 of 111) had asymptomatic renal malformations, most often unilateral renal agenesis (4.5 per cent--a frequency that was significantly higher than the frequency of 0.3 per cent among 682 adults [P less than 0.004]). We recommend… CONTINUE READING
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