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hereditary nephritis

 

Definition: familial renal disease occurring in adulthood characterized by proteinuria, hematuria, and hypertension progressing to chronic renal failure. There is no ocular defect or deafness; autosomal dominant inheritance.

See Also: Alport syndrome

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