This is a rare syndrome, but one which can arise in clusters in different parts of the country. There are two quite separate ways in which this syndrome can arise, one of which is inherited and the other probably arising as the result of a viral infection. The exact occurrence is not known, but over 100 families having a member with the condition have been recorded. Either sex can be affected.
KeywordsPeritoneal Dialysis Chronic Renal Failure Acute Illness Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis Blood Vessel Wall
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