Friday, November 25, 2016

Alport syndrome notes

Alport syndrome notes

- Hereditary nephritis
- Nerve deafness
- Eye problems like cataract
- X linked dominant
- Mutation in type IV collagen
- Renal tubular cells appear foamy
- Thickening and thinning with splitting of basement membrane is seen

That's all!
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Updated the next day, alport syndrome mnemonic submitted by A MEDICO:
ABCDEF
A: AaaaH - Hereditary nephritis lol
B: Basement membrane splitting with thickening and thinning
C: Collagen type 4 mutation
D: Deafness (nerve) and X-linked Dominant
E: Eye problems like cataract
F: Foamy renal tubular cells.

3 comments:

  1. Got a mnemonic but it is not perfect:
    ABCDEF
    A: imagine A as H-Hereditary nephritis.
    B: Basement membrane splitting with thickening and thinning
    C: Collagen type 4 mutation
    D: Deafness(nerve) and X-linked Dominant
    E:Eye problems like cataract
    F:Foamy renal tubular cells.
    Hope this helps you:)

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