What exactly is Alport syndrome, and how serious is this inherited disorder?

How serious is this little-known affliction?

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28/05/24 | StarsInsider

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Alport syndrome is a rare inherited disorder that damages the tiny blood vessels in the kidneys. The illness is characterized by kidney malfunction, hearing loss, and eye abnormalities. Ultimately, the condition leads to end-stage renal disease. While there is no cure for Alport syndrome, its symptoms can be managed. Furthermore, an option exists that can halt its progress. But what exactly does this opportunity entail, and just how serious is this little-known affliction?

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