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July 1978

Adult Polycystic Kidney Disease and Lattice Corneal DystrophyOccurrence in a Single Family

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dialysis and Transplantation, St Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.

Arch Intern Med. 1978;138(7):1167-1168. doi:10.1001/archinte.1978.03630320097037

Most ophthalmologic disorders reported with renal cystic disease have been associated with either medullary cystic disease or juvenile nephrophthisis. A family we investigated demonstrated two previously unreported autosomal dominant disorders: adult polycystic kidney disease and lattice corneal dystrophy.

(Arch Intern Med 138:1167-1168, 1978)