Two Types of Alport Syndrome
#AlportSyndrome has two types: Juvenile and Adult Onset. Juvenile can be from birth to about age 30.
Adult Onset can be from about age 40 and up.
Both lead to ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease) or Kidney Failure, which means dialysis and Transplant.
Boys and Men are more affected with ESRD from Alport Syndrome than women. Women are more carriers of the gene than men.