Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1994;37(6):872-879.
Published online June 15, 1994.
A Case of Incomplete Drash Syndrom
Im Jae Park1, Hyunee Yim2, Jae Seung Lee1, Hyeon Joo Jeong2, Woo Hee Jung2
1Department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
2Department of Pathology, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Drash Syndrome (incomplete form) 1례
박임재1, 임현이2, 이재승1, 정현주2, 정우희2
1연세대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
2연세대학교 의과대학 병리학교실
Drash syndrome, which was first reported by Denys et al. In 1967 is a complex disorder which associates a nephropathy, Wilms?tumor, and male pseudohermaphroditism. The common denominator is a nephropathey. The nephropathy may be associated with either genital abnormalities or Wilms?tumor, and these associations are called incomplete form of Drash syndrome. This syndrome appears early in life and the first sign usually is genital ambiguity. The nephropathy presents with proteinuria, hematuria and hypertension, and eventually progresses to end stage renal failure. Renal biopsy may reveal a variety of glomerular and interstitial changes. Wilms?tumor may appear as a mass on ultrasound or it may not be recognized until nephrectomy or even autopsy. We report on a boy with nephropathy and genital abnormalities. A nephrotic syndrome with hypertension was present when first seen at 15 days of age. The karyotype was 46, XY and external genitalia was ambiguous. The nephrotic syndrome and signs of renal insufficiency persisted and he died at the age of 40 days. Histopathologic findings of kidney at autopsy revealed those of diffuse mesangial sclerosis. The case was presented with brief review of literatures.
Key Words: Incomplete Drash syndrome, Male pseudohermaph

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