November 1977

Infantile Polycystic Kidney Disease in the Adult

Author Affiliations

From the Renal Section, Department of Medicine of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Milwaukee County General Hospital, Milwaukee.

Arch Intern Med. 1977;137(11):1625-1626. doi:10.1001/archinte.1977.03630230097028

We evaluated an adult with polycystic kidney disease that had been present since birth. Our evidence indicates that this patient is a unique example of survival into adult life of the recessively inherited, infantile form of polycystic kidney disease.

(Arch Intern Med 137:1625-1626, 1977)