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I recently found out I have Renal Agenesis, which is amazing because I've had CT scans, ultrasounds and so many other tests in my 20 years.

What gene mutates to cause Renal Agenesis? There's no family history of any kidney disease or problems on either side.
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replied July 31st, 2017
Renal agenesis is a birth defect in which a newborn is missing one or both kidneys.

Embryologically renal agenesis results from a failure of the proper development of the metanephros (the future definitive adult kidney) resulting in the complete absence of a renal structure. This is thought to occur at around early pregnancy (~6-7 weeks)

Renal agenesis can be associated with a number of chromosomal abnormalities including: trisomy 21
other fetal trisomies - trisomy 22, trisomy 7, trisomy 10, 45X mosaicism, Turner syndrome, 22q11 microdeletion.


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