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Bilateral absence of the kidneys and ureters. Three cases reported in one family.
  1. H M Pashayan,
  2. T Dowd,
  3. A V Nigro

    Abstract

    Three infant boys with bilateral absence of the kidneys and hypoplasia of the lungs are described. Two of the infants were brothers and the third was a first cousin. They were born to 2 sisters whose husbancs were unrelated to their wives and to each other. None of the parents had renal problems. The occurrence of this syndrome in 2 male sibs is suggestive of an autosomal recessive inheritance pattern which has been previously described. An additional male first cousin born to the mother's sister is sugesstive of sex-linked inheritance for this particular family, an inheritance pattern not previously described.

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