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Nephritis, Hereditary MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nephritis, Hereditary
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.351.875.742
C12.050.351.968.419.570.620
C12.200.706.742
C12.200.777.419.570.620
C12.800.742
C12.950.419.570.620
C16.131.939.742
C17.300.200.517
Unique ID
D009394
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009394
Scope Note
A group of inherited conditions characterized initially by HEMATURIA and slowly progressing to RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. The most common form is the Alport syndrome (hereditary nephritis with HEARING LOSS) which is caused by mutations in genes for TYPE IV COLLAGEN and defective GLOMERULAR BASEMENT MEMBRANE.
Entry Term(s)
Alport Syndrome
Alport Syndrome, Autosomal Dominant
Alport Syndrome, Autosomal Recessive
Alport Syndrome, X-Linked
Alport's Syndrome
Congenital Hereditary Hematuria
Hematuria-Nephropathy-Deafness Syndrome
Hematuric Hereditary Nephritis
Hemorrhagic Familial Nephritis
Hemorrhagic Hereditary Nephritis
Hereditary Familial Congenital Hemorrhagic Nephritis
Hereditary Hematuria Syndrome
Hereditary Interstitial Pyelonephritis
Hereditary Nephritis
Nephritis, Familial
Public MeSH Note
77; was ALPORT'S SYNDROME 1970-76
Online Note
use NEPHRITIS, HEREDITARY to search ALPORT'S SYNDROME 1966-76 (as Prov 1966-69)
History Note
77; was ALPORT'S SYNDROME 1964-76 (Prov 1964-69)
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Nephritis, Hereditary Preferred
Hemorrhagic Hereditary Nephritis Narrower
Alport Syndrome, Autosomal Recessive Narrower
Alport Syndrome, X-Linked Narrower
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