DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for Alport syndrome

Alport syndrome [DOID:10983]

Alport syndrome or hereditary nephritis is a genetic disorder characterized by glomerulonephritis, endstage kidney disease, and hearing loss. Alport syndrome can also affect the eyes (lenticonus). The presence of blood in the urine (hematuria) is almost always found in this condition.

Synonyms:  Alport syndrome,  Alport disease,  Alport disorder,  DOID:10983,  Hereditary Nephritis

Linkouts:  OMIM #1 #2 #3