Encyclopedia Home / M / Medullary cystic kidney disease

Medullary cystic kidney disease

  • Alternative Names

    Familial juvenile nephrophthisis; Senior-Loken syndrome


    This is an inherited disorder, but the way it is inherited varies. Prevention may not be possible.


    Arnaout MA. Cystic kidney disease. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 128.