Dr. med. Dirk Manski

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Sporadic Glomerulocystic Kidney Disease

Sporadic glomerulocystic kidney disease is a sporadic bilateral renal disease, with enlargement and formation of cysts based on the glomerulus (Bowmann membrane). The disease is, per definition, a noninheritable condition.

In the early course, sporadic glomerulocystic kidney disease is hard to distinguish from autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), especially if the family history is unclear. Some authors consider the syndrome a subtype of ADPKD (Bernstein, 1993).

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Bernstein, J.
Glomerulocystic kidney disease – nosological considerations.
Pediatr Nephrol, 1993, 7, 464–470

  Deutsche Version: Sporadische glomerulozystische Nierenerkrankung