Alport's syndrome

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Alport's syndrome (awl-ports) n. a hereditary disease that causes nephritis accompanied by deafness. Affected males usually develop end-stage renal failure and, unless treated with a kidney transplant, die before the age of 40. Females have a better prognosis.[ A. C. Alport (1880–1959), South African physician]

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