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Diseases Common to all Jewish Groups

Ashkenazi Jewish Diseases

Sephardic-Mizrahi Diseases

Polycystic Kidney Disease, Autosomal Recessive

Polycystic Kidney Disease, Autosomal Recessive [PKHD1]: Cyst development in the kidneys causes kidney enlargement and can lead to kidney failure. Symptoms include cysts in the liver, hypertension, hematuria, recurrent urinary tract infections, kidney stones, and an increased risk for aneurysms. This condition is often lethal early in life.

Ashkenazi Jewish Carrier Frequency: 1 inĀ 106

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