Cryptorchidism

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Cryptorchidism Steven S. Shen, MD, PhD Key Facts Terminology Testis present outside scrotum and cannot be moved into scrotum Clinical Issues Most common birth defect of male genitalia 1% of…

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Vasculitis, ANCA-Related

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Vasculitis, ANCA-Related Monica P. Revelo, MD, PhD Key Facts Terminology Systemic vasculitis involving small to medium-sized vessels associated with or caused by ANCA Kidney involvement is characterized by prominent crescents…

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Alport Syndrome

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Alport Syndrome Helen Liapis, MD Key Facts Etiology/Pathogenesis 85% X-linked inheritance of mutations in COL4A5 15% autosomal recessive COL4A3, COL4A4 Clinical Issues Presentation Hematuria, proteinuria, sensorineural deafness, hypertension, eye abnormalities…

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Lupus Nephritis

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Lupus Nephritis Shane M. Meehan, MBBCh Key Facts Terminology Systemic autoimmune disease manifested by inflammation of skin, joints, kidneys, and central nervous system IgG autoantibodies to DNA, RNA, proteins, phospholipids…

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Molecular Factors Index

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Molecular Factors Index Molecular Factors Discussed Gene Gene Location Official Gene Symbol and Name Chapter Term Found ABCA3 16p13.3 ABCA3; ATP-binding cassette, sub-family A (ABC1), member 3 Congenital Surfactant Deficiency…

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Testicular Torsion

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Testicular Torsion Jessica M. Comstock, MD Key Facts Etiology/Pathogenesis Intravaginal torsion (torsion of testis within tunica vaginalis) Predisposed by bell-clapper deformity, puberty, and cryptorchidism Extravaginal torsion (torsion of testis, tunica…

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Vaginal Adenosis

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Vaginal Adenosis Marisa R. Nucci, MD Key Facts Terminology Müllerian-type epithelium replacing squamous mucosa or forming glands in lamina propria Etiology/Pathogenesis Prenatal exposure to diethylstilbestrol (DES) in utero Clinical Issues…

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