Medullary cystic kidney disease with hyperuricemia and gout in a large Cypriot family: no allelism with nephronophthisis type 1.

@article{Stavrou1998MedullaryCK,
  title={Medullary cystic kidney disease with hyperuricemia and gout in a large Cypriot family: no allelism with nephronophthisis type 1.},
  author={Christoforos V Stavrou and Alkis M Pierides and Ioanna Zouvani and Kyriacos Kyriacou and Corinne Antignac and Pavlos O. Neophytou and Kyproula Christodoulou and Constantinos Deltas},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics},
  year={1998},
  volume={77 2},
  pages={
          149-54
        }
}
We describe a large Cypriot family with an interstitial type of nephropathy, inherited as an autosomal dominant trait that led to end stage renal failure between 51 to 78 years of age (mean 62.2 years). Twenty-three people are known to be affected, but several younger relatives with normal renal function may remain undiagnosed because of the absence of precise clinical and laboratory diagnostic criteria. This nephropathy is associated with medullary renal cysts, hypertension, hyperuricemia, and… CONTINUE READING

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