Autosomal dominant conditions are caused by variants in genes on one of the 22 autosomal chromosomes. The condition presents in the heterozygous state, where the pathogenic variant is present in only one copy of the gene.
Autosomal dominant vitreoretinochoroidopathy (ADVIRC) is a disorder that affects several parts of the eyes, including the clear gel that fills the eye (the vitreous), the light-sensitive tissue that lines the back of the eye (the retina), and the network of blood vessels within the retina (the choroid). The eye abnormalities in ADVIRC can lead to varying degrees of vision impairment, from mild ...
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is a genetic disorder characterized by the growth of numerous cysts in the kidneys. Symptoms vary in severity and age of onset, but usually develop between the ages of 30 and 40. ADPKD is a progressive disease and symptoms tend to get worse over time.
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is the most prevalent monogenic disease in the world, the single most common inherited kidney disease and the fourth most common cause of end stage renal failure (ESRF).1 Prevalence rates for ADPKD vary greatly in different populations and countries, with rates reported between 1:400 and 1 ...