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      Chronic Renal Failure in Patients with Tuberous Sclerosis Association with Renal Cysts

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      Nephron

      S. Karger AG

      Sclerosis, Renal, Cysts, Tuberous

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          A 31-year-old patient with tuberous sclerosis and severe chronic renal failure is described. At autopsy the kidneys demonstrated macroscopic cysts. Both chronic renal failure and renal cysts have been only rarely reported in association with tuberous sclerosis. This case and a review of the literature suggest that in patients with tuberous sclerosis, chronic renal failure is much more likely when renal cystic changes are present (with or without hamartomas) than when renal hamartomas are present alone.

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          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1982
          1982
          03 December 2008
          : 30
          : 1
          : 85-88
          Affiliations
          Departments of Internal Medicine and Pathology, Kino Community Hospital, and the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Ariz., USA
          Article
          182439 Nephron 1982;30:85–88
          10.1159/000182439
          7088238
          © 1982 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 4
          Categories
          Case Report

          Cardiovascular Medicine, Nephrology

          Sclerosis, Renal, Cysts, Tuberous

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